Tag Archives: support

Getting It Right

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

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Turn Your Donors into Fans

Typically, I don’t think much about the companies/stores/ vendors with whom I do business.  Unless they really antagonize me.  Or are especially wonderful to work with. Waterfield Designs is one such company. Free Conference Call  is another. SFBags I just love … Continue reading

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Nurture Donors, Don’t Chase Dollars

I’m on a mission. To move fundraising from the mindset of chasing dollars to that of nurturing donors. And I think it will take more than simply saying “Donor-centered fundraising.” To me it starts with the way we define fundraising … Continue reading

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Not Just Grants

The board member was telling me that his organization “doesn’t bother” with individual donors. “Grants,” he said (smugly, I might add), “make so much more sense.   Bigger dollars. Why spend time getting $100 or even $1,000 from a individuals?” I, … Continue reading

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