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What Can Go Wrong with a Capital Campaign in a Pandemic?

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You might be planning a campaign for 2021, or you may be…

How a Capital Campaign Planning Committee Develops Lead Donor Relationships

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If you’re planning a capital campaign, you are very likely…

Three Ways Our Current Environment Opens Unique Opportunities for Fundraising

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We know our current environment presents challenging times.…

Donors are Stepping Up! Giving Was Up 7.5% in the First Half of This Year

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Remember April, when we were all clenching our teeth and thinking…

Board Chairs: How to Fire Up Your Board with a Call to Action

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Here's a call to action for all board chairs! You have a…

A Small Goal and A Small Vision Won’t Cut It In This Environment

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Okay, forewarning - this is a bit of a rant. Prepare yourself…

Advice for a New Major Gift Officer: Raise Money the Minute You Hit the Ground

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This week on Facebook LIVE we discussed common mistakes that…

Board Members: How to Approach Decision-Making in Times of Crisis

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If you’re a board member serving an institution or organization,…

Are You Really Ready For a Capital Campaign?

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What does it take to be really ready for a capital campaign? Are…

How to Run Successful Capital Campaigns: An Interview with Amy Eisenstein

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Is your organization looking to raise more money…

How to Write a Fundraising Appeal -- Make Your Donor The Hero

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You are planning those fall appeals right now, during the…

Your Major Gift Fundraising Questions - Answered!

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Q: Should we include a major gift prospect in our email blasts…

Is There a Crisis in Fundraising Leadership?

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How do we attract, develop and retain good fundraisers? At…

What’s Next for Fundraising after the IceBucketChallenge: 5 Predictions

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It’s a new day in fundraising, now that we have all seen the…

A General Unrestricted Ask is LAZY Fundraising

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I’m going out on a limb here to challenge one of the oldest…

Plan Your Capital Campaign: 5 Things To Do Before Hiring a Consultant

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Are you chomping at the bit to get moving on a capital campaign? My…