DONORWERX MISSION / INFO
DONORWERX MISSION / INFO
THE HISTORY OF DONORWERX
Do Good. Do More.
Founded from the mindset of 'always do more, we believe passionately in donors, technology, pastors, and all things communication. Our mission is to help organizations create a better donor experience by listening to donors, leveraging the power of technology and strengthening relationships through effective and relevant communication.
NewFire Giving founded. Churches and Non Profit Organizations were looking to save money on their giving software and credit card rates. NewFire introduced a solution to lower rates with THE GRADUATED RATE PROGRAM (tm) helps you Grow & Save with your digital giving.
Received the StoryBrand Certified Guide Badge, This allows you to access the framework and ongoing support from our team, so you will build something great. When you can identify the character (donor) in your story, you can lead your donors on the path to becoming the hero (i.e. their best self).
Covid Hit. Maintaining giving levels from your donors during an epidemic is important, but it's absolutely essential that you keep them engaged during this time. You're a trusted community leader, and donors and parishioners alike need to see you taking charge.
DonorWerx was Founded to help organizations create a better donor experience by listening to donors, leveraging the power of technology, and strengthening relationships through effective and relevant communication. The Were Model is your blueprint for donor engagement.
Crypto is introduced to the Charitable Giving. The Crypto Market exploded 2021 Crypto surge. Suddenly, folks who owned cryptocurrency, wanted to give. Those who gave in Crypto (Individuals & Corporation)…GAVE A LOT …. By 2022, CHARITY BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY was the preferred NEW WAY to give.
FinWerx was Founded to bring Payment Processing to the Modern World. Organizations recognized the need for a credit card partner that caters to their organization and focuses on more than just profit. FinWERX is changing all of that with a new approach that lowers your costs and improves your customers' overall experience.
The transformation of the donor experience must become integral to your fundraising process. Utilize the best operational elements to cause transformation, and implement repeated donor touchpoints to improve your capabilities.
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Co-founder and COO of DonorWerx, Gavin is a serial learner. His love of learning keeps him prepared for new challenges. A graduate of The Citadel - The Military College of South Carolina, with a Degree in Biochemistry and a minor in Spanish, Gavin uses neither here at DonorWerx. Instead, Gavin brings 13 years of disciplined and successful fundraising experience. From coaching individual leaders to consulting entire organizations, he is a firm believer that people inherently want to give. So who are we to get in their way?
Stu has been around the church his entire life. Before co-founding DonorWerx, Stu led the charge of introducing new giving technology to the church. From 2008-2015, he helped over 2,300 churches across the world shift their giving strategy away from traditionally 'passing the plate'. Through helping churches adapt to the new giving economy, he discovered that the Donor's Experience is the #1 thing that separates healthy churches from struggling churches. When your donors love the experience, you multiply your impact together.
DonorWerx's WERX Framework is a seven-step program to create a positive donor experience. The steps include Donor Centricity, Leadership Development, Marketing Messaging, Technology, Building Your Case, Communication Campaigns and Impact Reports.
DonorWerx provides guidance on how to effectively leverage technology, marketing messages and case statements when interacting with donors in order to create an engaging and fulfilling experiences for them. Donors should be able to quickly understand the organization's mission in order to become further engaged and understand the impact of their contributions through impact reports that illustrate the difference they are making in their community.
The seven steps outlined in DonorWerx's WERX Model are Donor Centricity, Leadership Development ,Marketing Messaging ,Technology ,Building Your Case ,Communication Campaigns and Impact Reports .
DonorWerx provides guidance on how to effectively train and develop donor-focused leaders who are committed to creating a positive donor experience. Donors should feel appreciated and understood for their contributions, which is why DonorWerx emphasizes the need for leadership development that focuses on connecting donors with the organization's mission.
DonorWerx encourages organizations to craft marketing messages that are personalized, engaging and informative in order to create a positive donor experience. Messages should also focus on highlighting the impact that donors are making with their contributions, connecting them to the organization in a meaningful way. DonorWerx also recommends creating messages that convey urgency and showcase how donations can further the organization's cause.
DonorWerx recommends leveraging technology to streamline the donation process and make it more accessible to donors. Donors should be able to donate quickly and easily, which is why DonorWerx emphasizes the importance of offering a wide range of payment options such as credit cards, bank transfers and PayPal services. DonorWerx also encourages organizations to use technology to create an engaging and interactive experience for donors by leveraging social media, email campaigns, videos and other digital platforms.
DonorWerx recommends that organizations craft a compelling case statement for donations that clearly outlines the organization's mission, how donations will be used and how they will make a difference in the lives of those served. Furthermore, DonorWerx encourages organizations to focus on building relationships with donors by highlighting their impact stories, connecting them to tangible outcomes and thanking them for their support.
DonorWerx recommends creating impact reports to illustrate the difference donors are making in their community. These reports should provide comprehensive data and visuals on the progress of donations and how they have impacted those served. DonorWerx also encourages organizations to use these reports to tell stories about the impact that their donations have made and to thank their donors for their contributions.