Fundraising Management



July 28-30, 2015 | Minneapolis, MN

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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
  • Annual Giving is Expensive. So Is Not Having It.

    June 24, 2015 Brandon Barngrover

    coins_jarSending out a lot of mail and email, making a lot of phone calls, and connecting with donors via social media and crowdfunding is expensive.

    As “the great wealth transfer” continues and major gift totals at many institutions are increasing, it’s tempting to suggest that these time, labor and resource-intensive methods aren’t worth it.

    I get really frustrated when I hear things like that.  Continue reading →

  • Ruffalo Noel Levitz Helps AFP Raise $1 Million

    June 22, 2015 Sarah Kleeberger


    Last week, the Association of Fundraising Professionals announced that Ruffalo Noel Levitz reached one million dollars in raised revenue on behalf of the foundation and AFP’s U.S. chapters through our cooperative Annual Fund calling program.

    “I speak for all of our boards and staff when I say AFP is so thankful for the generosity, dedication and leadership of Ruffalo Noel Levitz—and in particular its president and CEO, Stephen Meyer—in working with the fundraising community,” said Andrew Watt, president and CEO of AFP.

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  • Friday Fundraising Update: Giving USA Roundup 6-19-2015

    June 19, 2015 The Friday Fundraising Update

    Friday-Fundraising-UpdateThe Friday Fundraising Update collects fundraising industry insights and success stories and delivers them to you each Friday from Ruffalo Noel Levitz.

    This week markedgivingusa the release of the Giving USA report, a record of American charitable giving which has informed us for the past 60 years. Giving was up in 2014 and reached $358 billion, the highest amount on record. This is great news. Experts chimed in on the results and the specific trends which should inform our work as fundraisers in the coming years. Here are a few:

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