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Make 2015 a Year of Resurrection: The Importance of Thanking and Retaining Donors

Pamela Barden December 18, 2014

How can you retain more donors in 2015? Start by resurrecting the lost art of saying "thank you." Be sincere. Focus on the donor....

Keystone Cops to the Rescue

Keystone Cops December 18, 2014

If you're in an organization that is overly dependent upon single-source funding, especially the structured variety of public and institutional sources, the time to...

How Administrative Support for an MGO Nets More Money for the Nonprofit

perry1 December 15, 2014

If an MGO is expected to do all the in-office work as well as meet with donors, he cannot manage the donors as he should....

Top 10 Fundraising Tips to Take You Over Goal for Year-End

Gail Perry December 10, 2014

Did you know that billions of contributions are in play right now? Donors will, in fact, be giving vast amounts of money to charities in...

9 Tips to Promote Monthly Giving on Your Website

Angie Moore December 9, 2014

If all you do is provide a monthly giving option as a button next to your donation amount, you are missing the boat....

Trusting the Process

Jeff Schreifels December 8, 2014

Major-gifts fundraising is not rocket science. It's not quantum physics or brain surgery. It's very hard work, but it doesn't require a masters degree or...

When Is Your Next Road Trip?

F. Duke Haddad December 5, 2014

Don't fear, but embrace your next and future road trips. We all must do them, so do them well....

5 Easy Tips to Ramp Up Your December Gifts

charitywater December 3, 2014

Are you ready for a huge spike in online gifts this month? I hope so! Because the money — and the donors — are out...

Focus for Fundraising Success

Jeff Jowdy December 3, 2014

What is it each day, each week and each month that you absolutely must focus on for the best possible fundraising results?...

How To Make Sure Your Major-Gifts Planning Is On Point

Richard Perry December 1, 2014

You really do need to have a structure and logic for what you're doing and where you're going with your donors. If you don't, your...