What Can Go Wrong with a Capital Campaign in a Pandemic?

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You might be planning a campaign for 2021, or you may be…

How a Capital Campaign Planning Committee Develops Lead Donor Relationships

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If you’re planning a capital campaign, you are very likely…

Nonprofits, Politics and Elections

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We all imagine that 2020 will go down in history as a difficult…

What’s Haunting You About Your Capital Campaign?

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If your organization is running a capital campaign right…

Three Ways Our Current Environment Opens Unique Opportunities for Fundraising

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We know our current environment presents challenging times.…

Donors are Stepping Up! Giving Was Up 7.5% in the First Half of This Year

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Remember April, when we were all clenching our teeth and thinking…

Board Chairs: How to Fire Up Your Board with a Call to Action

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Here's a call to action for all board chairs! You have a…

Step Up Your Ask With These Proven Strategies

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We are coming up on year-end and, as usual, there is one…

A Small Goal and A Small Vision Won’t Cut It In This Environment

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Okay, forewarning - this is a bit of a rant. Prepare yourself…

5 Ways Board Members Can Boost Your Virtual Year-End Campaign

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This year, your year-end fundraising campaign may look a little…

How Will We Cultivate Donors This Fall?

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“Cultivate donors.” I bet you’ve heard that before.  But…

Advice for a New Major Gift Officer: Raise Money the Minute You Hit the Ground

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This week on Facebook LIVE we discussed common mistakes that…

Board Members: How to Approach Decision-Making in Times of Crisis

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If you’re a board member serving an institution or organization,…

How COVID Times Provide Unique Opportunities for Fundraising

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Yes, COVID times are hard for everyone to handle.  But…

What's the Right Time to Ask for a Gift?

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Today, we want to help you with one of the thorniest questions…

Two Questions To Get the Gift Conversation Rolling

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Have you ever gotten stuck in a conversation with a donor that's…