Lessons from MotivateMonday | Getting comfortable with acknowledging memorial gifts

August 2, 2023

How does your nonprofit acknowledge memorial gifts?

Thanking in-memoriam gift donors, and notifying the family of the deceased can be a tricky situation. Should you include gift amounts in the notification to the family? Can you solicit additional gifts from in-memoriam gift donors?

For anyone who is confused about exactly how to steward these delicate gifts, Little Green Light’s Virginia Davidson came to the rescue with this thoughtful presentation.

View the presentation on Vimeo below and click here to download the slides.


Additional Resources

Remembering Michael | Do you have a plan for in-memoriam gifts?

What’s your strategy for “in memoriam” gifts?

In lieu of flowers: how to write lively memorial donation thank-you letters

Acknowledging memorial gifts: What you need to know

What to include in a memorial notification letter

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