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?
Get answers to your questions March 18 at 10 AM Central.

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The #1 Thing We Get Wrong in Fundraising

What IS the #1 thing we get wrong in fundraising? We forget the immense power of sharing a story. Of putting a face on the impact your donors are making with their contributions.

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One Story = Big Money — No Kidding!

Will one story to help you raise big money? Absolutely. In today’s fast-paced world, what you say to get attention matters, a lot. I believe our job is to be translators rather than money raisers. We translate our mission into bit-size messages to cut through the daily noise. What are the right words to say […]

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Influential Executive Director Series — Year-Long Coaching With Lori

Do you work your butt off every day and still feel like you’re not making an impact? The Influential Executive Director Series was designed for smart, busy people exactly like you. It takes the guess work out of wondering when you’ll have time to plan for big growth. We’ll do it…together!

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Mission Moment Monday: Stories Need Urgency and Empathy

It’s time for a Mission Moment Monday! Today our focus is on urgency and empathy. I recently spoke with Jeff Peterson, Development Director of Forgotten Children Worldwide and his colleague Kelsey Schwartz, Media & Communications Director. This year they’ve been working on changing their “report-like” stories to stories that evoke more urgency and empathy. Part […]

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