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Category Archives: donors
When I meet people who work at nonprofits—and, as a nonprofit consultant, most of the people I meet work at nonprofits—they generally describe their organizations by telling me about their programming and giving me a blow-by-blow account of what happens … Continue reading
“We don’t,” the potential client said, “have individuals who will fund us. ” “Really? Why do you say that?” “Well,” she answered, “the people we serve are poor, as is the community in which we are located.” “OK. So what … Continue reading
One of the really irritating interview questions that development often have to endure is the one that asks how many donors will the candidate bring with her. The answer, of course, is none, for donors–cultivated and stewarded correctly–belong to the … Continue reading
Lately, all my workshops are about donor development. It’s what much of my consulting focuses on also. How can we turn a prospect into a donor? But first, there needs to be clarity on what –or more accurately, who—is a … Continue reading