Tag Archives: Endowment

Endowing the Annual Gift

Planned Giving is often considered highly technical. People who make planned gift often do (or did) so for the tax benefits. And sometimes that nears creating sophisticated vehicles and creating programs or plans that will meet their donor’s needs. But … Continue reading

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Planned Getting

A fair number of my clients have figured out that along with raising enough funds for today, they need to start now on raising enough funds for tomorrow. That means endowment, and that typically means planned gifts. While cash today … Continue reading

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Turning Prospects Into Donors

Cultivation. The steps you take to turn a prospect into a donor. These steps can range from sending someone a newsletter to a face-to-face visit and all manner of things in between. The trick, particular for larger annual or major … Continue reading

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How To Raise Funds

This is a test. You are the development director of My Nice Nonprofit.  Our mission is to do good things—and that’s exactly what we do.  Because of our work, our clients, and we serve over 5,000 a month, have nice … Continue reading

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The Big Question

Once you’ve passed the age of 11 or 12, it becomes difficult to ask someone for a gift.  And yet, for non-profits to be strong and well positioned for growth, getting charitable gifts is vitally important. Asking the question is … Continue reading

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