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

By |2021-03-26T14:13:50-04:00April 3rd, 2021|Ask An Expert, Legacy Gifts / Planned Giving / Bequests|

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, [...]

Beyond “Donor-Centric:” The Risks of Overemphasis on External Partners

By |2021-03-30T13:21:46-04:00March 31st, 2021|Donor Engagement, Fundraising, Partnerships|

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve inevitably encountered the phrase “donor-centric” in the context of nonprofit fundraising. Apart from being one of the most ironic terms in the business—shouldn’t every organization that relies on funding from donors be focused on...donors?—its meaning has gone [...]

Creating Story-Worthy Nonprofit Content: Do Something Good to Share Something Good

By |2021-03-26T13:59:36-04:00March 30th, 2021|Donor Communications, Nonprofit Marketing, Storytelling|

Are you struggling to come up with fresh and interesting story-worthy nonprofit content to share with your constituents? As nonprofit professionals, the chances are excellent that you are doing great work each and every day. However, it’s also possible your communications feel slightly stale if you are sharing the same [...]

Leveraging the Impact of Your Stories: How-To Help Your Nonprofit Success Stories Get Greater Reach

By |2021-03-18T15:15:26-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Donor Communications, Storytelling|

So you’ve done the hard work of obtaining a quality mission-story for your organization. You’ve identified the “character” or person you serve, the struggle they’ve faced, the goals they want to achieve, and how your organization helped create change for them. You’ve shared your nonprofit success stories and gotten a [...]

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