Asking Is Easy
It was music to my ears.
"I knew you were going to ask — I was just waiting," the campaign steering committee shared. The campaign committee was discussing the importance of cultivation before asking.
This obviously had been accomplished — those around the table had committed $4 million of the $7 million that had been raised to date.
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Jeff believes that successful fundraising is built on a bedrock of relevant, consistent messaging; sound practices; the nurturing of relationships; and impeccable stewardship. And that organizations that adhere to those standards serve as beacons to others that aspire to them. The Bedrocks & Beacons blog will provide strategic information to help nonprofits be both.
Jeff has more than 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience and is a member of the NonProfit PRO Editorial Advisory Board.