Donor Relations and Stewardship Defined (2010)

January 2010
Association of Donor Relations Professionals

Donor stewardship is the comprehensive effort of any nonprofit that seeks philanthropic support to ensure that donors experience high-quality interactions with the organisation that foster long-term engagement and investment. This short guide explores four important elements:

  • Gift acceptance and management
  • Acknowledgement
  • Donor recognition
  • Reporting

This report is tagged under:

  • Civil society
  • Charity selection
  • Donor stewardship
  • Philanthropy stats & trends
  • Understanding philanthropy