Category Archives: fundraising

Fundraising Magic

Still waiting for that magic bullet?  That one thing that you’ll do that will bring in all the money?  That special thing that is keeping you from doing actual fundraising because, well, you know, you need so much more right … Continue reading

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Fear Gets In The Way

One of my dogs gets really spooked by loud noises.  For that reason, he won’t use the doggie door.  As a result of that, he is either in the house or outside in the backyard, depending on where my husband … Continue reading

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Making the Most of A Bad Situation

Three weeks after we came home the mythologizing began. A few months after that, the (yet another ) miserable apartment became the thing of stories. Like the placein Rome where, if you didn’t squeegee the walls daily, moss would grow. What … Continue reading

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Think Big, But (Sometimes) Act Small

As the two ends of the rubberized bar touched each other, I remembered how, back in October, I could barely bend it at all.  I couldn’t hold a 2-1/2-pound weight, while now I have no problems with 10-12 pounders. Not too … Continue reading

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Move Your Fundraising From Mired to Inspired

About 15 years ago, when I was the Executive Director of a Community College Foundation, I attended the annual conference for the California Community College Foundations. At that time, most of us were offices of one (or part of one as … Continue reading

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