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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] 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 |2021-10-18T11:17:12-04:00October 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|

[ASK AN EXPERT] What To Do When Lead Development Staff Won’t Leave Their Desk

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 encourage their Development Director to take meetings with major donors.   Dear Charity Clairity, [...]

By |2021-08-06T11:02:17-04:00August 7th, 2021|Ask An Expert, Major Gifts|
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