5 Insanely Successful Ideas to Get The Appointment with a Major Gift Prospect

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Is it hard to get the appointment with a major gift prospect? It’s…

My Top 5 Secrets to Make Porch Parties a Fundraising Winner Every Time

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Casual, small social events like Porch Parties can be terrific…

7 Tips to Create an Amazing Donor Cultivation Tour

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Planning a donor cultivation tour? Think twice! You don't…

Mission-Focused TOURS Can Be Terrific Donor Cultivation Tools

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One of my favorite donor cultivation tools is a carefully-designed…
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Your Questions and My Answers on VIP Donor Cultivation Events

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Small VIP donor cultivation events are an easy way to open doors…

Your Donor-Centered Appeal Letter Checklist

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Congratulations! You want to create a real, live donor-centered…

22 Power Questions to Ask Your Major Gift Donors

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What kind of questions have you be asking your major gift donors…

Donor-Centered Moves Management: Systematic Cultivation for Your Major Gifts Prospects

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If you want to manage your major gifts fundraising program, then…

How to Drive Major Donors Away and Kill Off Your Major Gifts Program

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Hint: Your donor says to you, "I'm not an ATM." Have you ever…

The Fundraiser's Kiss of Death: Talking Too Much

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What’s the kiss of death for every fundraiser? What's…

How to Make Your Donors Happy With a Valentine!

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Valentine’s Day: it's time to show your donors some love! A…

Listen Your Way to a Big Major Gift

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What’s the toughest lesson to learn in major gift fundraising?…

Major Gifts: The Zen of Raising Money from Individual Donors

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Here's a brilliant guest post from my NYC buddy Andrea…

5 Tips for Making Your Donors Love You

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Your donor has just sent in another gift! Hurray! So you reply…

Gail's Guide to Brilliant Major Gift Cultivation Events

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You’re having events all the time – to open doors, make friends,…

How to Ask Your Donors for Feedback So They'll Love You Even More

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Have you tried asking your donors for feedback? This is a…