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This morning, as I was trying to think of something to blog about, I got the following email (with names redacted): The subject line was Information about your 2016 donation to (our organization) The email itself went on to say: … Continue reading
My daughter is 41 years old. In 7th and 8th grade she went to a private school that turned out to be the only school in her educational career that she enjoyed. After she moved on to high school, I … Continue reading
If there is one immutable fact about fundraising it is that the more you involve your prospects and donors, the more likely it is that prospects will become donors and donors will continue to support your organization and cause. Given … Continue reading
You never ask! This, above all, is the single most important reason fundraising fails. As my father always told me: If you don’t ask, you don’t get. But do make sure that you are asking appropriately. Which leads us to … Continue reading
Monthly giving is becoming more and more popular for a whole lot of reasons: Donors can easily give larger amounts over a longer period than they might be able to in one fell swoop Monthly gifts help to level revenue … Continue reading