The first step along the path toward donor-centric marketing is getting to know your donor. The crucial next step is understanding how much that person may be worth to your organization over the next few years. You can understand this value by building a future value model.
I am asked something about donor-centric strategy every day. The question may be about any number of functions but my answer is always the same: “Don’t overthink it or get ahead of yourself. “First and foremost, you need to get to know who your donors are as people.
If you work on fundraising appeals for a nonprofit, then you’ve surely heard that it’s important to be “donor centric.” In a nutshell, that means focusing your communication on the donor, not the organization. For every cause, it all comes down to the impact the donor is having through their support.