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On the Brink

Today, in the Chronicle of Philanthropy  a report on a study by GuideStar, Oliver Wyman and SeaChange Capital Partners called “the Financial Health of the United States Nonprofit Sector pointed out that half of US charities are on the financial … 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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Keeping Your Event Simple

My client tells me we will have to reschedule our meeting until after the gala—four months from now! Our work, to grow their individual major gift program is one she seems to think can go on the shelf. That in … Continue reading

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Fundraising As A Solution

Regularly, I am reminded why I call this blog “Too Busy to Fundraise.” Because you are. Or, more truthfully, you think you are. And so does everyone else at your organization. Not think that YOU are too busy, but that … Continue reading

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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

I was complaining—as I sometimes am too wont to do—about my inability to get my husband to leave the house once he gets home from work. He’s always been a homebody, but as we get older, he hunkers in more, … Continue reading

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