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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65 Fundraising Days Left in 2019 – One Story To Tell

You have just 65 fundraising days left in 2019. If you want to raise more money, one story you MUST tell before year-end is what it takes to help one person. The story to stay away from is how much help you need to reach your goal. Instead, talk to your donors, volunteers and entire community […]

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Increase Giving by Telling Your Money Story

Will you be joining me at the Nonprofit Storytelling Conference in October? Conference founder, Chris Davenport, and I, recently spent time creating a video to explain the importance of sharing your money story. Why share it? Because you WILL increase giving by telling your money story.

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Yes, It’s Time. Start Thinking Year-End Fundraising Appeal

Yes, it’s the first week of June, and we’re talking about your year-end fundraising appeals. It’s never to early to start planning.

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Mission Moment Monday – Two versions. One Story.

Your donors give because of the way it makes them feel. Period.

A simple, powerful way to cause them to feel great is to update them on the impact of their previous gifts. Keeping them engaged.

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Finding Your Money Story for Your Nonprofit

Quickly, do you know exactly where your organization is, at this point in the year, in meeting your annual fundraising goals?

Does everyone?

Do you talk about your “growth” budget with your board and your donors? Are you regularly sharing your vision for making a bigger impact and what that will take financially?

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Six Tips to Powerfully Share Your Money Story

After the folks at My RollCall attended one of my sessions, they let me share my passion for storytelling with their readers, specifically how to share your money story with your supporters in a way that is comfortable and effective. Here’s some of what I shared with them.

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