Strengthen Your Fundraising Appeal With the "IPM" Formula

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

Fundraising's Not About Money (What???)

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Fundraising's not about money - what did I say? What's more…

Major Gift Series #9: Romancing the Ask - 6 Steps To a Perfect Major Gift Ask

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Here's the last in our series of 9 topics to help you raise…

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…

#1 Tip to Create a Donor-Centered Appeal Letter

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Wish you could have been there: Sue was at her computer,…

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…

Six Simple Ways to Help Volunteers Make Successful Asks

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Remember the movie Jerry McGuire? There's a famous line…

5 Tips to Help You Succeed in Face-to-Face Asking for Big Gifts in 2017

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What are the best practices in face-to-face asking? One…
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Report: Biggest Challenges to Major Gift Fundraising Success

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Nonprofits clearly see the potential that major gift fundraising…

How to Create a Donor-Centered Fundraising Letter

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Are you wondering how to really nail a donor-centered fundraising…

3 Tips for Improving Your Next Fundraising Appeal Letter

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

How Introverts Can Be Very Successful Fundraisers

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Here's the cliche - it takes a gregarious, extroverted person…

An Interview With Jerry Panas: The Master of Face-to-Face Fundraising

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One Saturday in June I managed to snag master fundraiser Jerry…

Crowdfunding as a Serious Fundraising Strategy? Yes!

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Can you really raise big money via social media? I used…