Uncertain Times Mean Making New Plans

You’re likely asking: Should we ask for a gift now? How do we meet goal when we cancel our event? Should we send out a mailing?
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Avoid the 3 Biggest Mistakes of Fundraising in a Recession

The media is full of stories about how this Covid-19 coronavirus is impacting the economy. Gatherings are getting canceled. People are self-quarantining. And donors who are freaking out watching their investments shrink. Last month, I shared some ideas on fundraising in an age of the Covid-19 coronavirus. Since then, stock markets have been on a

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Understanding Why People Give (hint: it’s not what you think!)

Sometimes we get so busy trying to raise money that we lose sight of something important: Why people give. What makes someone pull out their credit card and click the ‘donate now’ button? Or mail in a check? What makes someone give to one organization versus another one? And more importantly, what makes someone

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How to prevent fundraising burnout in a small, growing nonprofit

Fundraising burnout is real and it’s killing too many small nonprofits. And what you’ll find at the core is “do it all” syndrome. Maybe you’re experiencing it now. You’re juggling 50 balls at once. You are managing your organization, coordinating volunteers, handling all the marketing and fundraising tasks, making sure programs are running, and

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Leadership tensions in fundraising

Leaders are an amazing group. They regularly tackle issues no one else is willing to. And, in the midst of being pulled apart by multiple interest groups, they figure out which priorities to focus on. Leadership is not for the faint of heart! Add to that the tensions created in a fundraising context. In a

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