3 Tips for Building Better Donor Relationships

Through the introduction of text-to-give, social media fundraising, and online giving, combined with the chance to reach thousands of your targeted demographic with $20 in Facebook ads, people wonder if the time-consuming efforts of getting to “Know-thy-donor” and relationship building are still worth it. Can’t an organization raise more just [...]

By |2019-03-12T12:32:35-04:00March 13th, 2019|Donor Communications, Donor Engagement, Major Gifts|

The Two Best Methods To Avoid A Downfall In Your Nonprofit’s Annual Fundraising

One of my favorite volunteer activities in the nonprofit sector is serving on the Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s Growth in Giving Steering Committee.  The face-to-face meetings and conference calls are always insightful and thought provoking. This is especially true when those insights are cutting edge and timely in nature. This week’s [...]

By |2018-09-19T14:24:13-04:00September 21st, 2018|Fundraising, Legacy Gifts, Major Gifts|

5 Takeways Fundraisers Can Learn from Professional Quarterback Negotiations

You may not care one bit about professional football. Even if you do, you probably aren’t overly concerned about the off-season trades and signings of multi-millionaire players. This blog post isn’t going to convince you otherwise. However, I recently read a detailing of the lengths that the Minnesota Vikings leadership [...]

By |2018-08-08T11:52:12-04:00August 10th, 2018|Fundraiser, Major Gifts|