February 18, 2019
Red Tide and Fundraising | A Lesson from the Oysters

After months of rotting fish, ghastly odors, and irritated throats, biologists have declared Florida’s epic Red Tide bloom over. Earlier this month, we went on[…]

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February 14, 2019
Why It’s Smart to Thank Your Donors Today

Why is Valentine’s Day an excellent time to thank your donors for the gifts they made at the end of the year? For more answers,[…]

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December 20, 2018
How to Avoid Donor Burnout

Why do donors get burnt out? How can you avoid contributor fatigue? What are the dangers of saying, “Thank you and…?” Karen covers all this[…]

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August 9, 2018
How Can You Thank Your Donors So They Give Again?

You’d like your donors to give again and again. How can you thank your donors in a way that maximizes their future gifts and involvement?[…]

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May 24, 2018
How to Can You Get More Anonymous Donations?

Someone special left your nonprofit an anonymous gift. How can you build a relationship with the donor or at least begin one? For more answers,[…]

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April 12, 2018
Setting Firm Follow-up Dates with Donors

Meeting with a donor? How can you close with a firm follow-up date? What to say, when to offer options, and why you want to[…]

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March 15, 2018
The Top Ten Things Your Donors Needs to Hear From You

1. Thank you. 2. We see you as more than just as a fat wallet. 3. We want to help you to achieve your hopes[…]

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December 4, 2017
Fundraising for Everyone Includes Donors

Pam first taught me about creating donors that fundraise. She worked at a performing arts center on Florida’s East Coast. One day a major gift[…]

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June 13, 2017
How to Help High Worth Donors Engage with New Staff

The Challenge: A new CEO or development director begins work and wants to connect with donors who loved the previous staff member. How can you[…]

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March 15, 2017
The Joy of Undesignated Donations: Creating Diamond Donors

How to create diamond donors that give undesignated gifts to empower nonprofits to leverage funds and purchase necessary but unattractive products and services.

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