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Come On, Get Engaged
March 1, 2014

There’s a reason we named our conference Engage. It’s because, of course, engagement rests at the very core of fundraising: engagement with donors, engagement among peers and even heartfelt engagement at the deepest level with your chosen profession. Without it, it’s all just talk. And the world has enough talk. The world needs action, which comes from engagement. And that is where you shine. So shine on, and stay engaged.

Engage Conference Spotlight: 'E' Is for Engage
February 28, 2014

Engagement has been at the forefront of the fundraising sector since its inception and is such an integral part of the job that Tom Gaffny, principal at Tom Gaffny Consulting, named his 2008 DMA Nonprofit Federation Washington Nonprofit Conference session, "'E' Is for Engagement: 65 Organizations, A Case Study."

Engage Conference Spotlight: A Horse of a Different Color
February 18, 2014

The catalog is a direct-mail classic, and over the years nonprofit organizations have mailed catalogs as fundraising appeals. They may not be as prevalent as they were in the days of lower postage costs and better economic times, but there are myriad examples of fundraisers utilizing the catalog technique.