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Beyond providing generous financial support, board members can act as fundraising ambassadors. Offering board members a variety of ways to engage with fundraising sets everyone up for success. Here are five opportunities for board members to contribute to their nonprofits’ fundraising efforts.
Historically, major gift officers solely sought donors with the capacity to make major gifts, and planned gift officers focused on prospects with the result being a planned gift. But now, blended gifts are the future of gift planning.
In fundraising, there is one singular approach to success, and that is relational fundraising.
The average age of donors is 65. An estimated one in nine people age 65 and older has Alzheimer’s disease. If you were in a meeting with a prospective donor for a major or planned gift, what would you do if you did detect cognitive decline?
Let’s discuss some responses to pushback that will leave you well-equipped to communicate with donors.
MacKenzie Scott’s Yield Giving will provide 250 $1 million unrestricted operating gifts to small nonprofits. The application process is now open, with awardees expected to be announced early next year.
Tiering your caseload is a strategy that organizes your caseload so that you can create a strategic, meaningful plan for every donor.
Philanthropy Roundtable has opened nominations for its 2023 Simon-DeVos Prize for Philanthropic Leadership. Each year, the Prize honors a living philanthropist who has shown exemplary leadership through charitable giving with a $200,000 award that is payable to the winner’s charitable organization of choice.
Basketball legend Michael Jordan proves that it is better to give than to receive by making a record-setting donation of $10 million to Make-A-Wish America in honor of his 60th birthday on Feb. 17. The gift is the largest from an individual in the organization's 43-year history.