One Word for Major Gifts Fundraisers

Among the anti-resolution crowd, the trend for the New Year is to choose one word that will serve as your guide in 2018. If you select carefully, your word can define, focus, and motivate […]

By |January 8th, 2018|

Little Things Mean A Lot

Ten small ways you can show your donors you care:

When they send you an email or leave you a message, respond the same day. Even if all you say is, “I got your […]

By |August 10th, 2017|

As Easy as 1, 2, 3

Capital fundraising is not rocket science, but it’s not a day in the park either. For many nonprofit staff and volunteers, the prospect of a capital campaign can be daunting. Are they ready? How […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|

Super Bowl Lessons for Major Gifts Fundraisers

Still thinking about that Super Bowl game? As a Patriots fan who lives in Atlanta, I’ve been replaying the game in my mind all day and think there are some lessons for Major Gifts […]

By |February 7th, 2017|

Fundraising is not Rocket Science

Fundraising is not rocket science. So, why do we keep making it more difficult for ourselves? Why do we ignore people who already have supported us in favor of chasing new donors? Why, oh […]

By |August 8th, 2016|

8 Strategies to Engage Donors on the Move

The next time you’re sitting down at a restaurant, or in line for popcorn at a movie theatre, or even just waiting at a bus stop: take a look around.

What do you notice? What […]

By |March 21st, 2016|