Help Board Members Understand: Fundraising is Everybody's Job

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Whose job is it to raise funds for your organization? It's…

Stuck with Impossible Goals? Here's Help!

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It happens all the time. Smart nonprofit staffers come…

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…

Use the MPI Formula To Thank Donors and You'll Increase Donor Retention

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Here's a smart formula to use for ALL sorts of donor communications. Send…

6 Steps You Can Take Today to Improve Your Donor Retention

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We all know that donor retention is where the easy money is for…

When in Doubt, Throw a Party!

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Believe it or not - this is my #1 motto after more than 25…

There's Still Big Money on the Table for This Year-End

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There is one step, and one step only, that can make the largest…

10 Fundraising Responsibilities of Every Board Member

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What are board member fundraising responsibilities? Here's…

Major Gift Prospect Visits: Your Questions and My Ruthlessly Practical Answers

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Visits with major gift prospects can be scary. How do you handle…

Hope Is Not A Strategy

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It's your last chance to get organized before the busy fall…

Does Your Organization Really Support Fundraising? Take This Simple Quiz

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  Many organizations pay lip service to supporting…

Five Clues Your Fundraising is Headed Downhill

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Don’t we all want fundraising that provides reliable, consistent,…

How Major Gift Fundraising is Like Being Mother of the Bride

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Being mother of the bride has been an experience in "letting…

Top 10 Trends: How Major Donors are Changing and What To Do About It

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Major donors have changed a lot in what they want and expect…

How Facebook Can Help You Raise Real Dollars

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Here’s a facebook campaign that was charming, silly and…