Don’t Expect Donors to Give at Your Next Fundraising Event

You spend OH so much time on the details of planning your golf outing, gala, fundraising breakfast or lunch, wine-tasting, or fund-a-need activity. And then, invitations are sent and you expect donors to give. Unfortunately, your guests don’t care much about the napkin colors, centerpieces, gift bags, or the font…

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Meet Change with Enthusiasm & Honesty

Whether you like it or not, we’re living in a world of constant change, and fundraising as we knew it has changed. Business as usual is simply is never going to be the same. How are these challenges and changes affecting your organization? Your staff? Your donors? The people you…

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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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