Alzheimer Society of Canada/Ontario

Background CCM’s first step was a multi-year audit of the Alzheimer’s fundraising program performance. We looked at a multitude of key benchmarks including long-term value, renewal rates, attrition, and second gift conversion. In addition we analyzed per success by program, including by segmentation. We leveraged our learnings across the board and implemented many changes specifically with acquisition we began:

  • Better targeting of lists
  • Greater concentration on markets which had been under-utilized e.g. Francophones
  • Rejuvenating creative including more compelling emotional content

Results

  • Significantly surpassed goal boosted response
  • Found over 11,000 new donors
Have you made a donation lately?

Are you a donor as well as a fundraiser? As non-profit professionals, we have a different perspective on giving than most people do. We’re insiders, so we look at thank-you letters and email campaigns the way a gardener sees a flower—it’s something we know intellectually, no longer emotionally. However, our donors are driven primarily by […]

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