5 Rules to Live by in December

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December is a wildly busy time for many nonprofit folks.…

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…
Gail Perry and crowd

Your Work as a Nonprofit Leader is So Very Important-Thank You!

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Do you have any idea how important your work is as a nonprofit…

Is Your Back Office Staff Supporting or Undercutting Major Gift Fundraising?

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Is everybody on your staff supporting major gift fundraising? Let…
Ideas from AFPFC

32 Ideas From #AFPFC That'll Make You A Smarter, Happier Fundraiser in 2015

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The AFP Conference in Baltimore this week was the best ever!…

The #1 Secret of Raising Lots of Money? Face Time With Major Gift Donors

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Don't we love closing big major gifts!  And we all know that…

The Fundraiser's Kiss of Death: Talking Too Much

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

Holiday Survival Guide: 5 Tips for Surviving and Enjoying the Holidays

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Yes, the holidays can be wild! So very much to do! Here…

5 Tips for Making Your Donors Love You

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

Use the Word "Profit" to Get Your Board's Attention!

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Who’s making the decisions about fundraising budgets and investments…

How to Nail Your Online Messaging to Your Donors

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Kivi Leroux Miller of Nonprofitmarketingguide.com is one of the…
Jerry Panas

How to Secure the Major Gift: 10 Priceless Tips from Jerry Panas

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Jerry Panas is clearly one of our industry’s greats. I’ve…

How to Get Your Emails Opened and Read By the Right Person

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We can live or die by email these days. With all the din and…

Strengthen Your Fundraising Appeal With the "MPI" Formula

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

Your Fundraising Calendar for 2014

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It’s planning time for 2014! Here's a strategic guide to…