Links to Blog Posts You Should Read!
How Do You Find Out That A Donor Has Died?
"Now I know that this is a bit of a morbid topic, but one that has been coming up pretty regularly for me this year. During my tenure at International House, I have noticed a bit of a strange trend among the survivors of my organization’s alumni donors — they seem to choose NOT to notify us of the donor’s death until many years later (which is always hard to stay on top of when you have tens of thousands of donors, and a significant percentage of them outside of the United States)." Click here to read the full post.
From Sticking Out to Standing Out: Grant Writing
"Reading a grant where the writer isn’t answering the questions asked can get very frustrating. Some applications are points-based — and you’re not going to get points on an answer that has nothing to do with the question. And if there aren’t points on the line, you still run the risk of looking like you’re not taking this seriously." Click here to read the full post.