Skip to content

Donor Recognition

Best Practices in Donor Recognition

Association of Donor Relations

The Association of Donor Relations provides an easy to read document on best practices in recognizing nonprofit donors.

Donor Recognition Ideas – 10 Ways to Thank Nonprofit Donors

Donorbox Nonprofit Blog

In this January 2018 post, 

Name Is the Game: Memberships and Named Gift Opportunities


Tony Poderis has an article that discusses memberships, naming opportunities, and sponsorships as points on the continuum of recognition and appreciation.

Building Donor Loyalty: Chapter 1


Tony Poderis shares a lengthy article on building donor loyalty. It discusses the 7 basic techniques of donor cultivation, including recognition. It also offers a sample donor survey questionnaire.

AAM Member-Only Content

AAM Members get exclusive access to premium digital content including:

  • Featured articles from Museum Magazine
  • Access to more than 1,500 resource listings from the Resource Center
  • Tools, reports, and templates for equipping your work in museums
Log In

We're Sorry

Your current membership level does not allow you to access this content.

Upgrade Your Membership