I hope this Mission Moment Monday message inspires you as much as it did me. I recently received this email from Jody Hudson, Director of Development and Communications at Creative Care for Reaching Independence. I’m honored she calls me her mentor. Jody and her team have created fundraising transformation in their organization. The staff and […]Continue reading
Over the years I’ve worked at large nonprofits and small nonprofits. I’ve been an executive director and, sometimes, the entire staff. I know working for a smaller nonprofit comes with a unique set of challenges and rewards.Continue reading
Here’s a comprehensive list of silent auction software vendors. At least 25 of them also offer silent auction mobile bidding services.
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Thanking donors is not the end – it’s the beginning. And you need to get it right if you want donors to give again. You see, thanking donors is THE most important step in fundraising. It lets the donor know you received their gift and have set it to work. It completes the Cycle of Giving.Continue reading
Stories are your friend. A great story versus a so-so or ho hum story can make the difference between keeping your donors and volunteers connected and losing them to the next good cause.
Here’s a quick reminder about using storytelling in your fundraising & communication.
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There are life lessons to be learned nearly everywhere you look. And as people trying to raise more money to change the world, we need those lessons, especially the ones that inspire and uplift us! The beloved books and movies of JK Rowling teach us many things about life, love, and loyalty, and areContinue reading
It’s time for a reminder about why we should create urgency in nonprofit fundraising. In my free ebook I outline Nine Steps to a Successful Fundraising Campaign. Step 4 is especially important in your year-end appeals. Step 4: Goals, Timelines, and Urgency Your supporters have already begun receiving a tsunami of fundraising appeals by mail, email, […]Continue reading
Rarely am I handed a gift bag at a charity auction with so much inside. Watch the video to learn which companies provided lotions, food, etc.
Your Board exists to provide leadership for your nonprofit. Whether you have a working Board, a governing Board or something in between, your Board is meant to fill some key roles for your organization. Individual Board members have the responsibility to bring their time, talent, and treasure to the table, to benefit the
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