How to Tell If Your Fundraising Is Good (Part 3: Packaging)

Fundraising is Beautiful Podcast

Direct mail, the life-blood of most fundraising programs, has different design conventions from other types of design. It’s less pretty, more old-fashioned, and almost messy. Here’s a look at direct mail design and packaging: Everything you need to create successful fundraising appeals — from fonts, to photos, to underlining.


Steven Screen is Co-Founder of The Better Fundraising Company and lead author of its blog. With over 25 years' fundraising experience, he gets energized by helping organizations understand how they can raise more money. He’s a second-generation fundraiser, a past winner of the Direct Mail Package of the Year, and data-driven.

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