#1 Strategy to Finish Your Fiscal Year-End Over Goal

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It's that time of year - we are all focused on making our…

Small Donors are Disappearing . . . and What You Can Do About It

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One of the most disturbing trends in fundraising today is that…
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…

How Your Board Governance Committee Is Like My Garden

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My garden is a work in progress. And so is your board. Just…

4 Key Fundraising Trends to Watch from the Rogare Think Tank

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  What really is the true state of fundraising in the…

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…

Fundraising's Not About Money (What???)

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Fundraising's not about money - what did I say? What's more…

Top Takeaways from #AFPICON 2019!

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#AFPICON is always a terrific experience - with the best minds…

Storytelling for Board Members: How to Unleash New Energy and Commitment

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  Storytelling for board members just might be a…

Myths and Realities about Nonprofit Board Members and Fundraising

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There seem to be a lot of myths when it comes to nonprofit…

Fire Up Your Board Retreat: Turn it into a Porch Party!

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  In all our years of leading board retreats, my…

Capital Campaigns: Five Secrets of Success

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The super successful capital campaigns you hear about all…

Build the Board You Need to Succeed

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Board recruitment can be a challenge for many nonprofits.…