5 Things Smart Fundraisers Always Do in December

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December is a wildly busy month for many fundraisers. Year-end…

Discovering Major Gifts: 5 Steps to Find New Wealthy True Believers

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  Today we have a guest post from the very smart…
AFP Toronto 2017

10 Insights from the Toronto AFP Congress 2017

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  This week, AFP Congress in Toronto presented some…

Six Simple Ways to Help Volunteers Make Successful Asks

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Remember the movie Jerry McGuire? There's a famous line…

Rule #10 for Board Members: Make Your Own Proud Personal Gift

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Do board members have an obligation to make personal contributions…

Rule #8 for Board Members: It Takes a Team and a Culture of Philanthropy

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True fundraising success requires help and support from everyone…

Rule #7 for Board Members: Fundraising Profit Builds Up Over Time – Not Overnight!

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Where exactly does long term fundraising success comes from?…

Rule #6 for Board Members: You Need a Smart Fundraising Plan

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“Why do we need a fundraising plan?” board members sometimes…

Rule #5 for Board Members: Major Gifts Brings in the Most Money

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Major gift fundraising can seem a bit mysterious. Especially…

Rule #4 for Board Members: The Easy Money is in Donor Retention

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Cash flow is frequently an issue for nonprofit boards. Everyone…

Rule #3 for Board Members: Fundraising Has a Significant Return on Investment

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As a board member, did you ever consider that your fundraising…

Rule #2 for Board Members: Know Your Fundraising Roles and Responsibilities

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What are the fundraising responsibilities of nonprofit board…

Rule #1 for Board Members: Fundraising is Based on Relationships With Donors

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Some board members think fundraising is "hitting someone up." But…

5 Fundraising Mistakes We Make With Our Boards

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Are you making fundraising mistakes with board members? Is…

Why Isn’t Your Board Supporting the Fundraising Effort?

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What does it take to get the full board supporting fundraising? Board…