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11 Must-Do’s to Leverage #GivingTuesday as a Kick-Off to a 5-Week Fundraising Sprint

By |2019-10-21T15:46:00-04:00October 22nd, 2019|#GivingTuesday, Year-End Fundraising|

If you're like me, you're starting to think more about the dots between #GivingTuesday and year-end giving – and how fundraisers should leverage #GivingTuesday and year-end to raise more money, and certainly more than we did last year. If you're asking yourself questions like this, you can catapult yourself ahead [...]

[ASK AN EXPERT] How To Please A Picky Boss?

By |2019-10-21T16:39:59-04:00October 20th, 2019|Ask An Expert|

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity. Today's question comes from a fundraiser whose boss doesn't like their thank you letters. Dear Charity Clairity, My boss hates our thank you letters and says [...]

6 Ways to Leverage Financial Data for a Successful Giving Season

By |2019-10-16T09:08:15-04:00October 17th, 2019|Nonprofit Finance, Nonprofit Sustainability|

Giving season is right around the corner, and we know that, in between sips of pumpkin spice lattes, fundraising and development teams across the country are busy finalizing their plans to maximize giving opportunities. But have you ever considered that the months leading up to giving season are actually a [...]

Want to Speak at a Nonprofit Conference? 8 Things I Wish I’d Known:

By |2019-10-16T08:55:01-04:00October 16th, 2019|Networking, Nonprofit Brand, Nonprofit Careers, Nonprofit Conferences, Nonprofit Sector|

Have you ever wondered who these ‘expert’ speakers are that you see presenting at nonprofit conferences? How did they get in that position and how, when you’re ready to push yourself out of your comfort zone, can you get there? It’s not just about testing yourself and doing something different. [...]