Blogs

Build Your Fundraising Prospect Portfolio Wisely

Fundraising execution is a process that includes proven methodology. You may have a database of thousands of names in front of you.  

The Grand Reopening of the U.S. Economy Will Happen, Plan for It

We are in uncharted territory, much as we were in previous economic downturns and recessions.

Don’t Disconnect During Challenging Times

Fundraising really is all about relationships — genuine relationships that you build with donors on behalf of those you serve.

Other Staff Bloggers
Leadership Management

Fundraising execution is a process that includes proven methodology. You may have a database of thousands of names in front of you.  

I just learned that the CEO of my organization is leaving, and his successor has been named.

When our social enterprise welcomes a new team member we pull out all of the stops.

Development

Fundraising really is all about relationships — genuine relationships that you build with donors on behalf of those you serve.

Looking at three specific points in time will give nonprofits clues as to how to address the current COVID-19 crisis.

Jeff and I are hearing from nonprofit professionals who worry themselves sick about whether they should be asking the donor for a gift.

Direct Marketing

Now is the time to reach out to your donors and ask them how they’re doing.

So much has changed, but ultimately, you need donors of all levels to help your nonprofit sustain your mission.

Stories have become the go-to vehicle to motivate donors in the nonprofit sector for a long time.

E-Philanthropy

If charities are going to connect with current and future donors, organizations need to start meeting them where they are.

Getting a clear picture of how your nonprofit interacts with its participants is vital to the success of your peer-to-peer fundraising.

I hope you're as excited about artificial intelligence in the philanthropic sector as I am. While I'm not saying that artificial intelligence is the end all be all, it's impressive to experience the dawn of this new age. Things we never thought possible have become a reality.

Sectors

“There is no way I can succeed, because all the people I depend on to give me resources are not doing their jobs!”

The Social Good Summit 2019 was a reminder that we have much to do for our planet.

Many attendees and graduates stay in touch with their school for many years after they leave campus, while others do not care to stay in touch. What would stimulate you to engage with your alma mater? Do they have to reach out to you, or can you reach out to them?

Data Management

As the pace of technology adoption quickens, so does the likelihood of cybersecurity breaches and data leaks.

If you’ve been paying attention to the trends, then you know that we’re moving toward personal branding.

When you’re a busy professional, it can be tempting to jump right in to planning your next peer-to-peer fundraising campaign or event.