Capital campaigns are a wild roller coaster ride of vision-fueled excitement followed by long stretches of slow. slogging. work. The slow parts require incredible discipline to stay on course. I know because I’ve helped run 18 capital campaigns at schools, universities, and hospitals. Most were at organizations that felt they didn’t have “the right” donors.
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I’ll be on the road quite a bit this fall. If you’ll be at one of these events, let’s try to meet up! Atlanta – August 14 – YNPN 2017 I’m looking forward to giving leadership trainings on taking charge of your own career. They’ve let me offer a $30 discount to people reading this.
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Hiring a fundraising consultant, while incredibly important, can be tricky. With so many firms and so many service packages, how can you tell which is the right choice for your nonprofit? Well, don’t worry! We’ve broken the process down to 5 simple steps to help you figure it all out: Understand your organization Read up
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Online giving definitely is growing. And if you listen to the growth statistics, you may feel you can fully fund your organization using online giving tools. If that’s you, stop. Seriously. When something grows from 1% to 2% it’s 100% growth, but it’s still not the other 98%. According to a recent GivingUSA webinar, online
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When you are asked to do something different than you’ve always done?
When someone makes a first time gift?
When someone makes a significantly helpful in-kind contribution?
How do you respond?
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When you the Lone Ranger in your nonprofit trying to raise money and do a hundred other things, it’s tough. You have too many things to do and some days, you just don’t know where to start. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and fall into the Trap of Trying. You try this. Then30
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Here’s the text of an email I sent to subscribers of the free #FollowUpFriday email list. Versions of this process helped keep me sane as a fundraiser so I thought I’d share it here. Good morning! Yesterday I felt overwhelmed by the demands on my time. Projects needing completing. People needing to be followed up
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The name of the game in fundraising is asking for money. Yet so many people avoid it like the plague. That’s a real problem when it’s part of your job. Maybe it’s one reason why lots of people struggle with raising money – they avoid the parts that are actually the most30
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As I mentioned a few months ago, doing your work alone IS harder. Really, it is. That’s why I’m inviting you to spend the next eight weeks with me. I know exactly what it is that will help you have the most successful fall fundraising season possible.
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