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Major Gifts Fundraising 101: It’s Not About Us. It’s About Them! 

December 17, 2015

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving. —Henry Rosso Back in the early 2000s, my husband and I lived in London for a few years. During one memorable job interview, a very clueless (okay, uninformed) interviewer asked me rather abruptly, “What’s the difference between you and someone on the st… Read More

3 Reasons to Develop a Middle Donor Program 

December 14, 2015

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

Discover why it's important to create a mid-level donor program that builds your base of solid supporters.… Read More

How to Make the Most of Your Year-End Donors 

December 11, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

This is what we all know:  December is huge for individual giving. In 2014, Network for Good saw thirty-one percent of the year’s online giving happened in December, and 12% of the year’s gifts came in during the last 3 days of the year. There’s still time to reap the rewards of this last-minute act… Read More

Year-End Appeal Dos and Don’ts 

December 7, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Create a fundraising letter that wows donors with these easy-to-follow rules.… Read More

How to Personally Thank Every Single Donor: Q&A with N Street Village 

December 3, 2015

By: Jill Molina

Learn from a DC-based nonprofit's stellar donor relations program. … Read More

Our Most Frequently Asked #GivingTuesday Questions 

November 24, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

#GivingTuesday is days away...first step: don't panic.… Read More

Last-Minute #GivingTuesday Tips & Help 

November 16, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Editor’s note:  Our thoughts are with the victims of the attacks in Paris and their families, as well as with those suffering from recent violent events around the world.    If you haven’t yet nailed down your #GivingTuesday plan, you might feel like it’s too late to have a successful campaign.… Read More

How to Optimize Your #GivingTuesday Experience 

November 10, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Why maximum message match matters for special campaigns.… Read More

6 Ingredients for Standout Appeals 

November 3, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Use these six ingredients to break through the noise and inspire your donors to give generously.… Read More

How to Get More from Your Story 

October 26, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Maximize your stories for your year-end fundraising campaigns with these tips.… Read More

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