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March 29, 2018

Ask Short Questions … and Hope for Long Answers: The Key to Donor Success

Ask short questions and hope for long answers. That’s one of my key mottos for fundraising. We’ve all been in a class or at a conference when someone got up to ask a question and delivered a soliloquy. When they finished we might even have wondered if there was a question! If you do that in fundraising, you’ll be dead in the water. As you start going on and on your donor’s eyes will glaze […]
March 30, 2018

Your Nonprofit’s Checklist for Hosting Spring Fundraising Events

Spring fundraising season is upon us and the pressure is on for nonprofits to hit their goals at upcoming galas or events.  Here is a quick checklist to make sure your nonprofit is ready:
April 2, 2018

Why Nonprofits Need to Care About Proper Data Collection

Despite the inherent challenges of running an organization, nonprofit professionals have a wide selection of talent, strategies, and tools to help them achieve their goals. In essence, nonprofits must be managed just like for-profit businesses, and nonprofit employees are the hard-working professionals behind the scenes who do just that. 
April 3, 2018

NASCO, GuideStar, MRFP, and CityBase Creating Single System for State Charity Registration and Reporting

Will enable charities and professional fundraisers to comply with fundraising regulations in one place The National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO), the Multistate Registration  and Filing Portal, Inc. (MRFP), GuideStar, and CityBase have joined forces to simplify compliance with state fundraising regulations.