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[ASK AN EXPERT] Who are the Best Prospects for Legacy Gifts?

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 leader who needs advice on who the best prospects are to ask for legacy gifts. Dear Charity Clairity, My board [...]

[ASK AN EXPERT] Motivating Donors to Make a Will to Leave a Bequest

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 who needs advice on legacy giving and how to overcome obstacles and barriers to receiving a bequest.  Dear Charity Clairity, [...]

[ASK AN EXPERT] Do Legacy Gift Societies Still Matter?

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 who isn't sure if they should maintain an existing legacy society as they reboot their planned giving program. Dear Charity [...]

[ASK AN EXPERT] What’s a Grant Writer’s Role in Setting Strategic Program Priorities?

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 isn't sure whether they should share their input on the types of programs that could further their mission [...]

By |2021-01-25T14:17:15-05:00January 2nd, 2021|Ask An Expert, Grants, Strategic Planning|

[ASK AN EXPERT] How Much of a MGO’s Time Should Be Set Aside for Special 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 major gift fundraiser who isn't sure how to persuade their boss to excuse them from tasks (like events) that aren't priorities [...]

By |2021-01-25T14:01:25-05:00December 12th, 2020|Ask An Expert, Fundraiser, Fundraising Events, Major Gifts|

[ASK AN EXPERT] Are Payment Processing Fees Deductible by the Donor?

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 who isn't sure if payment processing fees are deductible by the donor. Dear Charity Clairity, I sometimes get asked about [...]

By |2021-01-24T13:43:28-05:00October 31st, 2020|Ask An Expert, Fundraising, Online Giving|
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