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February 12, 2018

Is This the Reason You Aren’t Raising Major Gifts?

All nonprofits want to excel at major gifts fundraising. Or don’t they? In my 30 years in major gifts fundraising, I have seen familiar roadblocks get thrown up to keep money from flowing into the organization.
February 9, 2018

Five Options for Nonprofit Board Orientation

Joining a board without a proper welcome and relevant education is like landing in a foreign country without a map or any knowledge of the local language and customs.
February 9, 2018

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Fundraising Appeal Letter

The fundraising appeal letter is a difficult one to pen. At its foundation, you’re asking people to part with their hard-earned money, so you’re going to need to present them with a solid case that they’ll understand and connect with. Of course, there are a lot of charities and organizations out there that are writing these letters, but many of them fall into a trap. From large-scale businesses to the smallest and most local nonprofit […]
February 8, 2018

Kick Off Your 2018 Fundraising with a Bang Using Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Make 2018 your best fundraising year yet by getting started with Peer-to-Peer fundraising. Peer-to-Peer offers your nonprofit a way to keep donors engaged and raise money all year long. Last year, over one-third of online donations came via Peer-to-Peer fundraising. Plus, new studies show that donors of every age group say they’re willing to fundraise for nonprofits via Peer-to-Peer, with over 90 percent of Gen Xers and Millennials reporting a willingness, and almost 80 percent of Baby […]