Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer
Tim Kachuriak is the founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for NextAfter, a fundraising research lab and consulting firm that works with businesses, nonprofits, and NGOs to help them grow their resource capacity.
A nonprofit thought leader, Kachuriak is the author of the book Optimize Your Fundraising, lead researcher and co-author of the Online Fundraising Scorecard, Why Should I Give to You? (The Nonprofit Value Proposition Index Study), and The Midlevel Donor Crisis. Kachuriak has trained organizations in fundraising optimization around the world and is a frequent speaker at international nonprofit conferences.
Kachuriak is also the co-founder and board member for the Human Coalition, a member of the board of directors for Open Doors USA, an Advisory Board Member for the SMU Digital Accelerator, Advisory Board Member for Kids Prosper Kids, and an Advisory Board Member for the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact.
Kachuriak lives in Prosper, TX with his wife Rebecca, and their four children: Max (13), Charlie (11), Gracie (10), and Joey (4).
Tim’s Recommended Online Fundraising Resources
Your value proposition is the single most important factor in your ability raise money online. But what exactly is a value proposition, and how do you know it’s effective? This research study outlines how 127 nonprofit organizations answered the fundamental value propositon question: “Why should I give to you, rather than some other organization, or not at all?” Through this study, you’ll learn how to answer this essential question using 4 simple elements.
Recurring donors can be worth up to 4x as much as your average one-time donor. But growing recurring giving isn’t as simple as just adding a recurring giving option on your donation page. In this study, you’ll discover what we learned by analyzing the recurring giving strategies of 115 organizations. You’ll also find 30+ data-driven ideas to test in your recurring giving efforts in order to grow your revenue, and increase your impact.