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Preparing for a Successful Campaign Part 7 June 23, 2017

Thorough planning is critical to campaign success. Your campaign plan should emerge from your organization’s overall strategic plan. During the ...
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Planning for a Successful Capital Campaign Part 6

Financial stability is important before entering a capital campaign, particularly to leadership donors. No one wants to fund a “sinking ...
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Planning for a Successful Capital Campaign Part 5

If you find that your organization has difficulty attracting a particular category of donors--individual major donors, foundations, organizations, or businesses--you ...
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Planning for a Successful Capital Campaign Part 4 June 2, 2017

Although your relationships with your current donors are of primary importance during a campaign, there is also a great benefit ...
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Planning for a Successful Capital Campaign Part 3 May 27, 2017

Contrary to popular opinion, capital campaigns are not generally the best way to reach new donors, although often a donor ...
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Planning for a Successful Capital Campaign Part 2

Most charitable gifts come from individuals. The statistics show that charitable contributions in the United States typically show about 5 ...
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Planning for a Successful Capital Campaign Part 1

Before you begin to do an in-depth assessment to determine whether your organization has the infrastructure in place to run a ...
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Guest Blog May 6, 2017 How to Make Your Nonprofit a Success on Social Media

Everyone says you need to get your charity on social media but… what are you supposed to do once you ...
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Get Rid of Your Nominating Committee May 1, 2017

One of the best pieces of advice for any nonprofit organization may be to get rid of your nominating committee ...
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Advancing in Your Fundraising Career Part 2 April 1, 2017

Moving to another Organization  Sometimes you wake up in the morning and just do not want to go to work! ...
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Advancing in Your Fundraising Career March 19

At some point in the career of every development professional there comes the time when some tough decisions must be ...
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Building a Fundraising Board Part 7

Board governance has long been associated with the three Ws, the three Ts, the three Cs, and the way too ...
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