Survey: Major Gifts Challenges You’re Facing for 2020

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Quick question: What's keeping you and your team away from…

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

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Don't we love our major gift donors?  And we all know smart…

Penelope Burk's Favorite Wealth Screening Tool (Video)

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https://vimeo.com/352765737/f252bfdbc3 Here's a hot tip from…

Trend #2: Gifts Over $1k Are Going Up - And What To Do About It

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I think it's time for a major gift checkup! Why? Some…
asking conversation with donor

The Asking Conversation: Ask for "Permission" to Ask

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So much of fundraising comes down to the Asking Conversation,…

It’s OK to Bless and Release a Donor

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What do I mean by Bless and Release? It’s what you do…

How to Create an Inspirational, Compelling Case Statement

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Your case statement is the backbone of your fundraising program. This…

Strengthen Your Fundraising Appeal With the "IPM" Formula

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  Here’s a very smart, efficient way to present…
strong major donor relationships are important for fundraising

Major Donor Relationships: How to Tell If You Have a Close Relationship With Your Donor

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  Major donor relationships can be challenging! We…

Opening the Door to a Major Gift Prospect: The Advice Visit

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Is getting an appointment with a major gift prospect sometimes…

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…

Major Gifts Series #8: How to Use Moves Management To Raise Major Gifts This Year

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Thanks so much for hanging with me these two weeks as I share…

Major Gift Series #6: How to Engage Board Members in Major Gift Fundraising This Year

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Are you wondering how to engage board members in major gift…

Major Gifts Series #5: How to Get Appointments With Major Donors This Year

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Here's the 5th of my 9-email Major Gift Series – all…