Investing in the Development Office development plan quick tips Apr 02, 2021

How do you get your CEO and/or your board to realize the importance of investing in development? Learn more here (link)

 

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When is the Best Time to Hold a Fundraising Event? quick tips special events Apr 02, 2021

We're looking at doing a major fundraising event, but when is the best time of the year for evetns. Learn more here (link)

 

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How Do Small Consulting Firms Compete with Large Firms career quick tips Apr 02, 2021

Are you a one-person consulting firm and wondering how you can compete with the "big guys" You can learn your competitive advantages.

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Can I Consult While Working Full Time career quick tips Apr 02, 2021

Are you Wonder Woman?Can you do it all? Tempting as it may sound, it might work.

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The Campaign Cabinet: Do You Need One? capital campaigns quick tips Apr 02, 2021

Do you need a campaign cabinet? Can yur board run your camaign? What does a campaign cabinet do and who  should serve on it? 

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Are You a Fundraising Genius Apr 02, 2021

Thomas  Edison said genius is 1% inpsiration and 99 % perspiration? It  takes both to be a good fundraiser. 

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Can We Do Our Own Developmment Audit Mar 31, 2021

What can you evaluate yourself  and when do you need a development audit? Learn more about evaluation here (link)

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How Many Special Events Are Too Many? Mar 31, 2021

Are you addicted to special events? Learn my 12-Step Cure to Event Addiction and save your organization from financial ruin over canceled events. Learn more here (link)

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How to Begin Your Case for Support case for support quick tips Mar 31, 2021

Learn to tell your story right. Build a compelling case for support that is donor-focused and tells donors how you are solving community needs. Learn more here (link)

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How to Find Good Fundraising Staff career quick tips Mar 26, 2021

Are you  ready to hire a development officer, but you don't know where to find experienced staff, and what you should look for? Find out more here (link)

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Fundraising as a Profession--What Does it Take to Succeed? fundraising as a career Mar 05, 2021

Perseverance

One thing that senior development professionals have learned is that perseverance is a highly needed quality. Major and planned gifts, in particular, require building long term relationships; perseverance pays off. If donors think the organization has forgotten about them they may...

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