A Speechwriter is well advised

We’re frequently hired to write speeches for trade events, fundraising luncheons or legislative hearings.  It’s smart to have fresh eyes review your messaging and craft your copy for maximum resonance with the audience.  We’ll also help with delivery guidance so you’re ready on the big day.

Fundraising Video Planning

We’re already scheduling video productions for nonprofit fundraising events this fall.  It’s a good idea to begin your planning early and lock in shooting dates while available.  We like to produce fundraising videos early and clients love our approach. It removes a major source of worry in a busy event-planning atmosphere.  Call us today for... Read More

Nonprofit Fundraising Success in 2016

Wingate Communications plays a key role in many clients’ annual fundraising luncheons. Typically, we write and produce the compelling fundraising video and write the script for these.  It works.  We bring passion and emotion to the CEO’s speech and testimonials to move and motivate the audience of donors and prospects. You see, passion is contagious... Read More

What Drives Nonprofit Donor Loyalty?

The Donor Loyalty Study queried donors in the United States to better understand their nonprofit giving behavior and what drives donor loyalty. A big finding for fundraisers: 72% of donors may stop donating because of unsatisfactory content online, in newsletters and other communications pieces. Once again, the survey proves that philanthropy is ‘donor-centric’ – people... Read More

Planning a fundraising luncheon?

Wingate Communications Group often plays a key role in clients’ annual fundraising luncheon. Typically, we’ll write and produce the compelling fundraising video and write the script for the entire one hour event. It works.  One social services client formerly brought in about $70,000 at their event. Once we came aboard, we envisioned a new approach.... Read More

Social media and donors

Thanks to social media, we’re all publishers now. What are you saying on your publishing platforms? I recently spoke with a nonprofit executive who sees Facebook as a great way to ask for charitable contributions. Yes, under certain conditions and with appropriate cultivation. Social media isn’t just a way to ask for donations. In fact,... Read More