Category Archives: fundraising

Cooking and Fundraising

If you, like me, watch the PBS show Endeavor, you know that the days of the week can be defined by the sandwiches Mrs. Thursday makes for her husband’s lunch.  My mother was that kind of cook:  we had the … Continue reading

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The Three Ways to Raise Funds

In fundraising, we often talk about Annual Giving, Major Gifts, Grants…..but really, there are three types of fundraising: Arms length—the fundraising we do from a distance, assuming our mission is so important that donors, regardless of how we lump them … Continue reading

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Fundraising With the Right Tools

A few months ago, I bought a really good omelette pan. In my house, where I make salads and my husband is the chef of everything else, he has been wowed and excited by my excellent omelettes. I would like … Continue reading

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Money

Money.  Some people will say that the love of it is the root of all evil.  Others think it is the major measure of success.  Many of us, and I do count myself in this group, have a difficult relationship … Continue reading

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For what it is worth

When I started consulting more than a decade ago, I went from having a fair size staff to call on to having…..no one but me.  It was a bit of a shock to my system, and it took me time … Continue reading

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