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Specific tools and techniques to support fundraising, including things like auctions, sweepstakes, telefundraising, mobile and corporate partnerships


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Giving Tuesday: I’ve Changed My Mind

Angie Moore October 21, 2014

Is Giving Tuesday about raising awareness or raising money — or both?...

The Best Birthday Gift of All

F. Duke Haddad October 17, 2014

Think about ways your organization can partner with others to help those in need. It may stir your passion toward others....

How to Know If You'll Be Successful

Larry C Johnson October 16, 2014

Although the outcomes of any given fundraising effort cannot be known with absolute certainty, assessing the probability of success isn't entirely guesswork, either....

A Tale of 4 Acquisition Efforts

Best Friends Animal Society OE October 16, 2014

When I open an envelope, I want to quickly grasp what it is I am being "offered" — what problem can I solve if I...

Engage P2P Conference Is Next Week

Engage P2P DC logo October 15, 2014

Join FundRaising Success in Washington, D.C., next week for our inaugural peer-to-peer conference, Engage P2P: Redefining Peer to Peer. ...

Donor Communications: Get It Documented! No Excuses

Angie Moore October 14, 2014

How can you understand the communication experience your donors are having if you don't have it all written down?...

More Usage Mistakes Writers Make

Willis Turner October 13, 2014

Part 2 of my alphabetical list of writing mistakes that are easy to make but important to avoid . ...

Write (and Tell) Your Story

F. Duke Haddad October 10, 2014

Nonprofit competition is keen. You must create a story that is unique and separates your organization from others in the community....

Fundraising: 6 Clues to Help You Know When to Fold 'Em

Pamela Barden October 9, 2014

The time to look for that next new fundraising success story is before what you're doing is on life support....

bbcon 2014: RJ Mitte and the Importance of Celebrity Ambassadors Living the Cause

Joe Boland October 7, 2014

Actor RJ Mitte, the keynote speaker at Blackbaud's annual bbcon conference, isn't just a celebrity face for a nonprofit. He truly lives the cause of...