2013 ammc donormemberretentin

2013 ammc donormemberretentin






Total Views
Views on SlideShare
Embed Views



0 Embeds 0

No embeds



Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
Post Comment
Edit your comment

2013 ammc donormemberretentin 2013 ammc donormemberretentin Presentation Transcript

  • Donor and Member Retentionthrough Donor RelationsLynne M. Wester@donorguruDirector of Stewardship and Donor RecognitionYeshiva University
  • ©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • 3Donor Recognition and Stewardship• Is there a better way to do this?• What are some ways that we can betterserve our donors?• What is someone else doing that we’renot?• Is there an app for that?• Making Innovation a Priority©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • Who are we talking about?• High Level Annual Donors• People Falling through the Cracks4©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • The Facts, Just the FactsWhat is your retention rate?• At YU we went from 48% to 72% in three yearsof concentrated donor relations efforts• What would a 10% increase in retention meanto your museum?©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • The “Blanket” Approach7©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • Data Analysis and Leveling• A. Donors of 25K- 100K TPF for the previous FY orCumulative Lifetime TPF of 100K to 1 Million• B. Donors of 100K-500K TPF for the previous FY orCumulative Lifetime TPF of 1 Million plus• TPF= Total Philanthropic Funds=Cash+Pledges• A.734 constituents• B.186 constituents8©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • Other Groups Added• Loyalty Donors• First Time Donors• Anyone who needs extra touch and care9©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • What drives your member donors?• Belonging, feeling connected• Nostalgia, memories from when young• Staying connected, even if out of town• Personal help• Incentive to visit©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • Calendar Approach• August- Thank You Postcard• September- Rosh Hashanah email greeting• October- Phone Call from Student• November- Donor Recognition Event• December- Hanukkah Postcard• January- Invitations to YU Museum Event• February- Hand Written Note• March- Pesach Postcard• April- Impact of Giving Report• May- Commencement Invitation and Webcast11©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • Impact Piece13©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • Impact Piece14©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • Postcards15©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • ©2013 DonorRelationsGuru
  • Emails©2013 DonorRelationsGuru 1744% open Rate!
  • Thank a Donor Week©2013 DonorRelationsGuru 18
  • Building Updates©2013 DonorRelationsGuru 19
  • Video©2013 DonorRelationsGuru 20
  • Thank a Thon©2013 DonorRelationsGuru 21
  • Website©2013 DonorRelationsGuru 22
  • Questions? Comments23• Lynne Wester• wester@yu.edu• www.donorrelationsguru.com• Friend me on Facebook• Follow me on Twitter @donorguru