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Our Ask An Expert series features real fundraising questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] What’s The Best Way To Share Tax Information With Donors?

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 nonprofit employee who wants advice on best practices around sharing tax information with donors.  Dear Charity Clairity,  First, I’m not really [...]

By |2022-01-05T10:03:24-05:00January 4th, 2022|Ask An Expert, Nonprofit Finance|

[ASK AN EXPERT] Will Grant Funders Give To You If You Have Too Much Individual Funding?

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 Director of Development who wants advice on what to do when the board thinks their individual fundraising success will depress grants. [...]

By |2021-12-10T13:06:17-05:00December 17th, 2021|Ask An Expert, Grants|

[ASK AN EXPERT] Should Your Nonprofit Invest in Digital Analytics Tools?

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 nonprofit employee who wants advice on whether or not it's worth it to invest in digital analytics tools.   Dear Charity Clairity, [...]

By |2021-11-12T09:02:15-05:00November 12th, 2021|Ask An Expert, Reporting, Technology|

[ASK AN EXPERT] Is There A Good Way To Raise Funds To Retire A Debt Or Pay For Something Retroactively?

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 grant writer who wants advice on how to apply for grant funds if you've already made the purchase.   Dear Charity Clairity, [...]

By |2021-10-27T16:19:33-04:00October 23rd, 2021|Ask An Expert, Grants|

[ASK AN EXPERT] When Should You Go Back to In-Person Events?

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 board member who wants advice on hosting in-person events vs. continuing with virtual fundraising.   Dear Charity Clairity, I’m on the board [...]

By |2021-09-27T08:44:14-04:00September 28th, 2021|Ask An Expert, Fundraising Events|

[ASK AN EXPERT] Is An Investment In Wealth Screening Useful Before A Capital Campaign?

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 nonprofit employee who wants advice on whether or not it's useful to invest in wealth screening before a capital campaign.    [...]

By |2021-09-16T14:06:19-04:00September 20th, 2021|Ask An Expert, Prospect Research|

[ASK AN EXPERT] How Do You Persuade Boards To Scale Back Events In Favor Of More Cost-Effective Fundraising Strategies?

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 nonprofit employee who wants advice on how to persuade their board to scale back events and focus on fundraising strategies that [...]

By |2021-08-24T10:36:30-04:00September 11th, 2021|Ask An Expert, Fundraising, Fundraising Events, Nonprofit Boards|
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