Without a donation, there is nothing for a thrift operation to sell. And if there’s nothing to sell, there’s no way to provide dollars to your non-profit. So it stands to reason we want to appeal to a donor in every way possible, right?
We recently discussed three key motivations in the decision for where a donation is made.
You can watch the first one examining the role convenience plays in a donor’s decision making process.
(You can watch the other two videos in the series in our Video Library.)
Identifying these different, and often competing, motivations is the first step in crafting a story to engage your donors. Consider educating them. Consider incentivizing them. Consider thanking them.
Here’s one step we took at KARM Stores to influence the thinking of a donor. What are you doing to capture the imagination of your current and prospective donors?