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 […]
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 […]
We get it.
Asking for donations can be hard.
If you work for a small nonprofit and don’t have extensive fundraising experience, you might be wondering how you can get started. You have a multitude […]
Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s $400 million gift to Stanford University has the philanthropy police wagging their tongues again. They see these mega gifts to already rich institutions as donors’ ways of stroking their own […]
Prospect research is a great way for nonprofits to learn more about their existing and potential donors. When conducting a prospect screening, organizations can learn basic information like a donor’s address and marital status […]
I love news stories like this one where an unsuspecting nonprofit organization receives a windfall estate gift from an unassuming donor or volunteer. In this case, a public school teacher who had been a volunteer at […]