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Category Archives: stewardship
My days are spent working with nonprofits, helping them to identify and implement ways to get new donors, keep old ones, move all donors up the fundraising pyramid, and help a select group of donors to make additional gifts. The … Continue reading
This morning, as I was trying to think of something to blog about, I got the following email (with names redacted): The subject line was Information about your 2016 donation to (our organization) The email itself went on to say: … Continue reading
Making a charitable gift is a wonderful thing. But getting thanked incorrectly makes one feel horrible. In the last few days I’ve: Been thanked for my gift, then received another thank you but for someone else’s gift Given a one-time … Continue reading
As I read the thank you letter the nonprofit had sent as the result ofmy gift, I thought about thanking a friend for a present. I certainly wouldn’t start that, “On behalf of my husband, myself and our two dogs….” … Continue reading