Category Archives: fundraising capacity

Standing Still Means Moving Backward

The topic was fundraising. Specifically, how to be more effective, efficient and increase your fundraising results. We talked about changes in the sector and changes beyond the sector that affected how we raise funds. “I guess we are just different,” … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Ask

This time of year I am spending a lot of my time working with clients on developing their end of year appeal.  And while I push for a multi-platform approach, the direct mail letter is almost always the launching mechanism … Continue reading

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Constant Learning, Constant Improvement

In not too many days it will be my birthday.  Not one ending in 0—that happens NEXT year—but still, to me, a big one.  One that is a lot older than I feel. There are things that I really like … Continue reading

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That Culture of Philanthropy

You know, the thing everyone talks about, but so few people pay attention to.  After all these years of working in the field, I’m convinced that regardless of what we say, an organization that does not have a well-resourced development … Continue reading

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