Showing Donor Appreciation During a Crisis: 6 Best Ways

Nonprofits have long depended on charitable contributions from supporters to fund their philanthropic programming and day-to-day operations. This hasn’t changed since entering a global pandemic—but it has become a bit more difficult.

Due to the […]

By |July 9th, 2020|

Cultivating Donor Relationships in 2020: 5 Best Practices

 

2020 has proved to be quite an unpredictable year. With a global pandemic forcing most of us to stay indoors and pause face-to-face interactions, many nonprofit organizations are unsure of their next steps and […]

By |June 9th, 2020|

What Now?

When coronavirus forced us all into our homes and onto Zoom, fundraisers went into crisis mode — revising budgets; communication changes; reaching out to donors to check on them. As the days turned into […]

By |May 27th, 2020|

Be Different

Recently, I heard a presenter who asserted that we should not focus on showing people that we are better, but rather that we are different. I’ve been thinking about that a lot, especially when […]

By |February 20th, 2020|

Other People’s Words – February 2019

If you follow Capstone founder Brigitte Peck on LinkedIn, you know that she finds fundraising inspiration in other people’s words. Below are some of our favorites from February:

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By |February 28th, 2019|

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|