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November 12, 2020

The Top 4 Most Effective Fundraising Appeal Envelopes

If your donors don’t open your fundraising appeal letter it doesn’t even matter what’s inside it.  It doesn’t matter how compelling the ask is, how great you told the story, or even how you made the donor the hero of that story.  If they don’t open the envelope, they’ll never read all of your hard work. So, how do you get donors to open your fundraising appeal envelopes? Well, I’ve gone through the research and […]
November 10, 2020

Today’s Talk with Jared Fenton

This week, we sat down with Jared Fenton. Jared is the president and founder of the Reflect Organization. Reflect is a national mental wellness nonprofit. Their core mission is to help college and university students care for their own mental health, as well as their peers’.   Now more than ever, loneliness and isolation are greatly affecting people. Reflect encourages students to seek out connections with others and to care more about their mental state. Even […]
November 5, 2020

Insights That Will Drive Your Year-End Giving

Want something to distract you from election woes? We’ve got some good news for you. Things are looking up for your year-end giving plans. Here’s what you need to know to create your giving plan masterpiece as 2020 finally comes to an end. Donors, Donations, and Drives The Fundraising Effectiveness Project just released its report for the second quarter of 2020 and, let’s just say, there is definitely a pandemic boom. 7.2% increase in donors […]
November 3, 2020

Today’s Talk with Bill Stephan

This week, we sat down with Bill Stephan. Bill is the executive director and chief artistic officer of the Lied Center for Performing Arts, in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Lied Center, located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s downtown campus, has been a staple to the local arts community for the last thirty years. According to Pollstar magazine, it’s ranked as one of the top 100 theatres in the world. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the […]