Fundraising Management


A Unique Approach to Fundraising
Our custom fundraising and outreach programs are designed to effectively and efficiently cultivate, solicit, and steward our clients’ constituents. By utilizing Ruffalo Noel Levitz on-campus or off-site program management, your organization could see a dramatic increase in results.
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Reach More Donors. Raise More Dollars.
Through our data-driven, multichannel approach, our clients are able to reach more potential donors while building a foundation of consistent support and identify major donor prospects. To put it simply, we can help you reach new and old supporters more efficiently so that you can better manage your time and efforts.
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Excellence is Expected
We understand the challenges our clients face because we face them together – making their goals, our goals. Furthermore, our staff members have a vast amount of experience in their areas of the fundraising industry – and many have worked within organizations like yours.
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News and Insights from Ruffalo Noel Levitz Fundraising Management
  • Five Ways to Increase Email Open and Click Rates

    March 20, 2015 Chris Hughes

    inboxThere are a lot of theories and opinions regarding email as a communications tool.  Some people say that email is incredibly strong and growing in popularity while others say it is dead.

    The statistical reality is that 200 billion emails are sent daily throughout the world, so clearly email is not dying.  For recent alumni, the 2014 Millennial Impact Report indicated that 85% want to receive general campus news via email, and 61% indicated a preferred method of being asked for donations is email. Continue reading →

  • Fundraising Voices: Cole Swanson, Writer

    March 16, 2015 Brian Gawor

    ColeswansonYour message to donors is important and preparing the wording of the perfect mail, email or call is crucial. The Ruffalo Noel Levitz fundraising writing team serves hundreds of institutions and charities worldwide.

    I sat down with Cole Swanson, a member of the writing team to ask about the writing process and specifically, his tips for using phone fundraising scripts.

    How long have you been with
    the writing team?
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  • Spring Forward

    March 13, 2015 Chelsea Legner

    springbudsThis week we reset our clocks, meaning the dreaded loss of an hour that comes every March has arrived and has thrown us off our sleep schedules. However, the beginning of daylight savings time is a ray of sunshine for many winter-haters: Spring is upon us. The hours of sunlight each day get longer and May flowers are just around the corner. This is the time of year that the plants outside are powering up for the summer by storing sunlight and getting enough moisture to blossom for the next season. Spring is also a time to make sure your annual giving garden will be at full bloom this summer and fall.

    How are you planting seeds this spring?

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