Category Archives: fundraising

Stop Being a Sick Nonprofit

For the past several days, I’ve been sick with either a cold or allergies.  In any case, I can do what I need to do, but doing new things defeats me.  And moving to a new spot?  That causes coughing … Continue reading

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Your Likely Largest Donor

The biggest charitable gift I was ever involved with cam from a gentleman who, prior to the multi-million dollar donation, never gave more than a $35 annual gift.  I reached out to him, not because I thought he had money … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Donor Acquisition & Retention Plans with Modern Fundraising Tools

  TOO BUSY TO FUNDRAISE is happy to introduce guest blogger, Zach Hagopian.  He is the co-founder and COO of Accelevents, a mobile fundraising platform that enhances silent auctions and raffles through online and text-message bidding.  An active member in the … Continue reading

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The Right Attitude

It was a story within a larger story about people who started new careers late in life.  The woman was in her 80s or 90s and her nephew or grandson asked her why she was working so hard. “I’m worried … Continue reading

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What Kind of Fundraiser Are You?

When you find yourself at a meeting with a donor, do you ask that donor for another gift or do you ask the donor questions that will allow you to get to know him or her better? This may sound … Continue reading

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