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- Five Things You Must Do At The Beginning of This Calendar Year #5 – How Well Did You Thank & Report Back To Your Donors?
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- Five Things You Must Do At The Beginning of This Calendar Year #3 – Analyze Your Strategies – Did They Work?
- Five Things You Must Do At The Beginning of This Calendar Year #2 – Review The Performance Of Each Donor On Your Caseload
- Five Things You Must Do At The Beginning of This Calendar Year #1 – Review Your Caseload And Take Action
Tag Archives: Impact
When you sum up all that you have done this year, will the overwhelming opinion be that you did well? I hope that’s true for you. I also hope that’s true for me. When Jeff and I think about major … Continue reading
There is not a non-profit on the face of the earth that has a need. Not one. Think about it. What need does a non-profit have? Well, you could argue that a non-profit needs money, talent, publicity, gifts in kind, … Continue reading
Okay, the last time I wrote about 7 qualities you want to see in organizations before you say YES to working with them. There was a LOT of feedback and energy from many people on this subject. Thanks for all … Continue reading
As most of you probably know, there is a lot of data out there regarding volunteers being some of your best donors and donors being some of your best volunteers. Many non-profits spend a lot of time, energy and money … Continue reading
Building a Culture of Philanthropy; A Six-Part Series: #6—Practical Ideas to Start Implementing Today.
I hope that through this series you have begun to understand how important it is to develop a healthy, vibrant culture of philanthropy in your organization. Actually, it’s beyond important. Richard and I believe that it will be crucial if … Continue reading
It was one of my worst days ever as a fundraiser. Being young and ambitious, I was going to show my boss that I could bring in the money. Besides, the board member I was about to ambush that day … Continue reading
Okay, I’m admittedly killing two birds with one stone here. Next week Richard and I have scheduled a virtual conference with Fundraising Success magazine on the topic of “The Culture of Philanthropy” and since I have to prepare for that … Continue reading