Penelope Burk's Favorite Wealth Screening Tool (Video)

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https://vimeo.com/352765737/f252bfdbc3 Here's a hot tip from…

Trend #4: 5 Ways to Overcome Declining Trust and Wary Donors

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This is the fourth installment in my series on major trends…

Strengthen Your Fundraising Appeal With the "IPM" Formula

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  Here’s a very smart, efficient way to present…

Three Quick Ways to Snag Last Minute Online Gifts

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We're approaching the last week of the year. You know what…

Fundraising Do's and Don'ts for December

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  December is a wildly busy month for many fundraisers. Year-end…

Should You Include Major Donor Prospects in Your Year-End Appeal?

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  I get so many questions about how to handle major…

Thanksgiving is a Great Time for #DonorLove!

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      It's the week of Thanksgiving…

10 Steps to Create a Fundraising Appeal Letter That Brings in the Money

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Can you write an amazing fundraising appeal letter? It's…

Don't Make These 5 Mistakes In Your Fundraising Appeal Letter

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  Fundraising appeal letter mistakes - 5 key items…

Creating a Donor-Centered Appeal Letter: A Makeover!

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Want to create a donor-centered appeal letter? Creating donor-centered…

What are the 3 Most Boring Words in Fundraising Appeals?

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What fun! Today I'm ranting a bit about what goes WRONG with…

Do's and Don'ts for Your Annual Fundraising Plan

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It's the (hopefully) slow time of mid-summer, and it's time when…

Why You Need a Formal Fundraising Plan To Raise The Money Of Your Dreams

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Summer is here, and it's time to get organized with a well-thought-out…

Top 10 Tips to Make More Money, Have More Fun at Your Fundraising Event

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Fundraising event tips are here! May is Party Month here…

12 Ways to Send Your Donors Love With a Valentine

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Have you considered Valentines for donors this year? It's…
close out the year with a bang

3 Quick Year-End Tips to Close Out the Year Over Goal!

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It's the last week of the calendar year. Your office may already…

5 Things Smart Fundraisers Always Do in December

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December is a wildly busy month for many fundraisers. Year-end…

Upgrading Year-End Donors to a Higher Gift Level

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Upgrading year-end donors can be a challenge - and an opportunity. What…

Upgrade Your Fundraising by Using the Phone

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Did you know that phone fundraising really works? Using the…

Simple Ways to Nail Email Fundraising Appeals

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Email fundraising appeals are sometimes hard to get right. They…

Four-Step Master Plan for Your Year-End Campaign

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Here’s a smart, concise master plan for your year-end campaign. Follow…

Top 10 Year-End Fundraising Tips

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It's year-end fundraising time! Here are my top year-end…

#1 Year-End Fundraising Mistake: A Weak Ask

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Are you making year-end fundraising mistakes? Too many organizations…

#1 Year-End Fundraising Tip: Warm Up Your Donors Before The Ask

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The first step in a successful year-end fundraising campaign…

7 Ways to Build Donor Retention and Create Highly Committed Donors Who Love You

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Don't we all want "highly committed donors" to our organizations? If…

No More Crisis Mode Fundraising

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It's fundraising planning season. And many smart fundraisers…

#1 Tip to Snag Last-Minute Online Fundraising Gifts

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Are you hoping to snag tons of last-minute online gifts? Here's…

Subject Lines for Your Last-Minute Email Appeals (knock them off)

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Are your fundraising email appeals ready and lined up for…

Top 10 Ways to Screw Up Your Year End Campaign

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There's nothing more important this fall than your year-end fundraising…

Crowdfunding Success for #GivingTuesday - 6 Key Tips

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Are you looking for crowdfunding success? I want to officially…