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In fundraising, we often talk about Annual Giving, Major Gifts, Grants…..but really, there are three types of fundraising: Arms length—the fundraising we do from a distance, assuming our mission is so important that donors, regardless of how we lump them … Continue reading
Technology. I love it. I hate it. It’s made keeping in touch so much easier. It’s made being meaningful about those touches so much more difficult. That’s a minor problem when you are talking about your personal network. It’s a … Continue reading
When you find yourself at a meeting with a donor, do you ask that donor for another gift or do you ask the donor questions that will allow you to get to know him or her better? This may sound … Continue reading
On a pretty regular basis, some charity or other does something that brings in megabucks. Today that charity is ALS with the ice bucket challenge. It’s wonderful that an organization can raise tons of money. And so every other organization … Continue reading
Fundraising is fundraising. Read all the books, blogs, articles, and while styles differ, the information is pretty much the same. And yet, fundraising for YOUR organization is not the same as fundraising for someone else’s, and it is this customization … Continue reading