What 60 Years of Living Taught Me About Fundraising

This week I turn 60. I never imagined I would still feel like I’m 38 or 42 for this milestone birthday. Alas, these years have taught me a lot. I’ve taken some time to reflect and have come up with a list of what 60 years of living taught me…

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4 Powerfully Simple Ways to Keep Donors Engaged – Even During a Pandemic

When each day feels like the same as the day before, it can take more brain power to keep our donor communications fresh. Before I share my four powerfully simple ways to keep donors engaged – even during a pandemic, let’s talk about a few important communication reminders: • Now…

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The Fundraisers Paradox – Updated for Coronavirus

Until the end of time we, in the nonprofit sector, live in the fundraisers paradox. That place of what we feel we need to tell our donors and what our donors want to hear from us.

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You Are My Legacy

With no children of my own, I often think about what my legacy will be when I die. I’ve realized, especially right now, that YOU are my legacy.

It is people like you who do the hard work and implement actions I recommend. You are carrying on the legacy of helping others do more, do better, and have all the money you need to do your important work.

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Making Things Work Right Now

I won’t lie. I’ve had to dig deep lately to find good news & to feel support while living alone. If you’re feeling the same, there IS good news out there. Consider me YOUR support person today. I’ve gathered some resources for making things work as you go through your day.

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How to Hold A Successful Virtual Nonprofit Event

It takes outside-box-thinking – a change agent – to pivot to a virtual nonprofit event.  As a change agent you’re willing to take risks, implement new fundraising & new donor engagement strategies, AND use technology to challenge the status quo. No easy task.

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