How to engage your board in major gift fundraising

How to Engage Board Members in Fundraising for Major Gifts

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  Are you trying to engage board members in fundraising? How…

Top 10 Fundraising Trends for 2017

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Time to get ready for 2017! Here’s my list of the top…
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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…

7 Rules for Successfully Soliciting Board Members

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Are you getting ready for something that happens every fall -…

How to Create a Donor-Centered Fundraising Letter

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

5 Ways Board Members Can Boost Year-End Fundraising Over Goal

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Yes, your board members can boost year-end fundraising way…

3 Tips for Improving Your Next Fundraising Appeal Letter

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Can you write an amazing fundraising appeal letter? It's one…
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Board Members: Some Ideas About Fundraising That Might Surprise You!

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If you are a nonprofit board member, does this sound familiar? Your…

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…
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7 Tips to Create a Wildly Successful VIP Donor Cultivation Event

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Donor cultivation events - they happen everywhere, and they happen…

Major Gift Success: 7 Secrets Every Fundraiser and Board Member Should Know

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Your organization is seeking major gift success, right? So let's…
make it a party!

How to Have a Record-Breaking Charity Auction!

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You know that May is "Party Month" at Fired-Up Fundraising! We're…

How to Make MUCH More Money With Event Sponsorships

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Let's sharpen our approach to fundraising event sponsorship sales.  …

My Top 4 Tips To Make More $$ at Charity Fundraising Events

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Charity fundraising events can be huge money makers for many…

Fundraising Events - Are You Having Too Many?

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How many fundraising events does your nonprofit put on each year? I…

The 10 Worst Fundraising Event Mistakes

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It's fundraising event season! And everybody is hard at…

The New Paradigm: From "Fundraising" to "Philanthropy"

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There’s a new way of thinking coming along - one that is shaping…

Call for Revolution at #AFPFC Last Week

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There was a surprising theme rolling around the AFP International…

39 Ideas From AFPFC That Will Make You A Smarter Fundraiser in 2016

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The AFP International Conference is always a huge highlight of…

Are You Really Ready For a Capital Campaign?

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Are your board members and leaders chomping at the bit to move…

How Introverts Can Be Very Successful Fundraisers

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

What Keeps 1200 Fundraisers Up at Night?

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My recent Opinion Survey of Nonprofit Leaders came back with…

5 Ways Board Members Can Raise Money with Gail Perry - VIDEO

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There are many ways board members can help in fundraising.…

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…