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Category Archives: stewardship
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
The board fund development committee members were sitting around, talking about who hadn’t yet made their annual gift and what they needed to do to get that gift. It was an important conversation, but it wasn’t the only conversation they … Continue reading
My sister is always a topic when I teach. As I tell the participants of the workshops I lead, she and I are mirror images of each other. I live on the west coast; she lives on the east. I … Continue reading
The one thing you cannot do enough is thank your donors for their generosity. Clearly, however, this is not something we do well. Donor attrition rates continue to be high, while donor retention programs at most nonprofits seem to be … Continue reading