January 2018

The Hard Work of Building Relationships

January 4th, 2018|

Fundraising publications often focus on giving statistics, results of tests to determine the […]

December 2017

Checklist for 2018

December 22nd, 2017|

One thing about fundraising – it seems never-ending. About the time the letter […]

Too tired to care

December 15th, 2017|

December! It may be when your to-do list is impossibly long. Depending on […]

Standing out from the rest

December 8th, 2017|

On November 28 – Giving Tuesday – many nonprofits sent emails asking for […]

The countdown has begun

December 1st, 2017|

For fundraisers, the last few weeks of the year are crucial. Despite the […]

November 2017

Leaving a Legacy: Fundraising for Future Gifts (Part 2)

November 30th, 2017|

One of the key triggers for leaving a legacy in one’s will is […]

Leaving a Legacy: Fundraising for Future Gifts (Part 1)

November 26th, 2017|

Back in the 1700’s, Benjamin Franklin quipped, “In this world nothing can be […]

The Year-End eAppeal: Standing Out from the Rest

November 23rd, 2017|

As we move closer to December 31, the number of year-end electronic appeals […]

Five apps for charitable giving

November 17th, 2017|

Giving Tuesday is coming up on November 28th! Are you looking for some […]

4 Tips to Begin Each Work Day

November 16th, 2017|

As you logged into your computer or the donor database today, you were […]

October 2017

Beating the Numbers

October 25th, 2017|

Do you have a favorite restaurant or coffee shop? Do you consider your […]

Giving Tuesday – Why not?

October 23rd, 2017|

With little effort, you can easily find opinion pieces that state that Giving […]

What’s the best offer?

October 19th, 2017|

Throughout the year, you’re making offers to your donor. “Give today and you […]

Electronic Fundraising for Year-End

October 12th, 2017|

Judging by the displays in the “big box stores,” the holidays are coming […]

Print Fundraising for Year-End

October 5th, 2017|

One thing that hasn’t changed in 2017 is that fundraisers still get defensive […]