Tag Archive: philanthropy

Is It True? Are You Really a Small Nonprofit?

Just like we can’t all be above average drivers, nonprofits can’t all be small. From zero to millions-–what size nonprofit are you? What does the data tell us?

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Are People Afraid of Fundraising?

Most people are afraid of fundraising, right? What IF fundraising is not actually the source of their fears, but something else is? What if that something is under your control? When you the why behind people’s fear, you can help them conquer their apprehensions and, instead, use the energy to help grow your revenue.

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Nonprofit Marketing vs Development: What’s the Difference?

Development and marketing, these two words, oft-used inter-changeably, reflect distinct concepts and overlapping functions, both are needed to draw new revenue and resources to your nonprofit. Listen to discover why marketing and development need different budget lines and how to measure the results of each.

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How Can You Grow Your Nonprofit's Sponsorship Dollars

How Can You Grow Your Nonprofit’s Sponsorship Dollars?

You can find new sponsors, create more value, do less work and raise more dollars. Listen to this video to discover how to grow your sponsorship dollars.

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Using the Discovery Process for Better Sponsorships Shift Your Thinking to Increase Your Returns

Using the Discovery Process for Better Sponsorships

Shift Your Thinking to Increase Your Returns

Using the Discovery Process for Better Sponsorships Shift Your Thinking to Increase Your Returns“How are you, honey?” the voice said.   

Ah, I thought, a call from a loved one, but I didn’t recognize the voice. So, I asked, “Who is this?”

“Stop pulling my leg,” he said.

“No, really,” I said, “I don’t know who you are. How did you get this number?”

“The operator.”

“You have the wrong Karen Davis.”

“Ha! Very funny.”

“Sorry, you have the wrong number. You’re looking for a different Karen …

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Establishing Clear Sponsorship Value

Establishing Clear Sponsorship Value

Improve Your Returns on Sponsorships with this Simple Question

Establishing Clear Sponsorship ValueLast week, my friend John Collins, Executive Director of the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, used a phrase that stuck with me. Our discussion addressed the abundance of growth opportunities that exist. People often share them, thinking that we should undertake them. He said that he’s been asking idea-bringers: “Does it come with a check?” Ever since his question stuck in my head.

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How Can You Thank Your Donors So They Give Again?

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? Listen to this video to get answers about how to write a thank you note that expresses gratitude and much more.

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Why You Need a Giving Policy?

Why You Need a Giving Policy? How Can You Write a Good One?

Why You Need a Giving Policy? Getting too many requests for donations? Failing to get intriguing applications? Here are just three, of a half dozen, reasons why a giving policy, will help you to solve these challenges and more.

  1. Superior Investments 

The process of making a policy invites you to clarify your values without dealing with specific individuals or causes at the same time. Using the policy will improve your decision making. As you review proposals, you’ll think, “We love this, and it fits with our …

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What is a Culture of Philanthropy Added Value Video

What is a Culture of Philanthropy?: Added Value Video

Are you curious about what a culture of philanthropy is? This quick video explores the critical components of the philanthropic culture and explains how you can create one at your nonprofit.

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Watch: Why Offer a Community Room? Practical Business Philanthropy

Here’s a way to give back and meet active community members. Plus I give a tip to help you engage with your visitor’s experiences.

Practical Business Philanthropy #11

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