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Donor vs. Investor: An Important Fundraising Distinction

ProSpeak October 31, 2014

What exactly is a nonprofit investor? There are several very distinct differences between nonprofit donors and nonprofit investors and how each thinks. Take a look....

Engage Virtual Workshop: A Conversation With the ALS Association

Joe Boland October 31, 2014

In an exciting, two-part webinar series , FundRaising Success is hosting in partnership with Blackbaud and Charity Dynamics , the ALS Association is providing an...

Running Into the New Year — How to Win With Year-End Fundraising

Larry C Johnson October 30, 2014

Focusing on high-cash giving not only maximizes actual year-end returns, but more importantly, builds motivation and commitment in the segment of your donor base with...

It Is a Time of Thanks and to Celebrate Giving!

Jeff Jowdy October 29, 2014

Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. Take time today to be sure that you are maximizing this opportunity to deepen relationships with your donors...

The Great Budget Excus … um … Debate

Angie Moore October 28, 2014

Budget management and budget cuts are never easy, but becoming stagnant and not trying to change is not the answer....

Finding FQHC Funding: Foundation Grantseeking for Community Health Centers

Teresa Wilke October 28, 2014

It is clear that foundation opportunities exist, but many FQHCs lack the grant sophistication to identify, target and secure these funds. To mitigate these...

Want More Loyalty? Grant These 6 Donor Wishes

Willis Turner October 27, 2014

It's not always easy to make your donors' wishes come true. But if you don't put forth the effort to meet their emotional needs, someone...

Major-Gifts Officers: Do You Have a Confidant?

Jeff Schreifels October 27, 2014

Extend your hands, bring someone in and allow yourself to share the pressure of your work with someone else, where both of you ultimately benefit....

Fundraisers, Don't Ignore the Competition

Pamela Barden October 23, 2014

There is too much competition for your donors' attention and dollars to make fundraising a narcissistic exercise....

Major Gifts: People Aren't Always Who or What They Seem

Jeff Jowdy October 22, 2014

There are many ways to prospect for potential major donors. But to really uncover opportunity, there is no substitute for being out in the field....