Tag Archives: donor centric

Think like a donor

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

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The Language of Fundraising

How many people are compelled to give by the message, “We do pretty good work?” Three? Maybe four? Seriously. People want to give to extraordinary organizations who are doing transformational work. They want to be part of something important. Something … Continue reading

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What You Need for Successful Fundraising

Gak! It’s been almost 10 days since I posted a blog. That might be a record for me. But it IS the end of the year. And it HAS BEEN 8 years of writing, always weekly, often twice a week. … Continue reading

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Ask First?

My friend and colleague, Debbie Cannon, marketing genius and, along with Vici Nagel, the muscle that makes the Academy for Grass Roots Organizations  in the Inland Empire l so strong, recently asked whether I thought it was best to first tell … Continue reading

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