The Value of Fundraising with a Social Entrepreneurship Mindset

The Value of Fundraising with a Social Entrepreneurship Mindset

In 2005, PBS ran a documentary series called “The New Heroes.” Narrated by Robert Redford, it explored the approach, mindset and impact of 12 social entrepreneurs doing good in the world.  (You can watch full episodes on YouTube courtesy of the Skoll...
Performance Metrics = More Contributions

Performance Metrics = More Contributions

As many nonprofit execs probably agree, measuring your organization’s Return on Investment (ROI) is an important endeavor, but one that comes with more inherent challenges when compared to those in the for-profit world. While nonprofits are typically proficient at...
Steps to Cultivating a Highly Successful Major Donor Strategy

Steps to Cultivating a Highly Successful Major Donor Strategy

Engaging major donors – those supporters who provide significantly sized monetary contributions – is increasingly important to many of today’s nonprofits. Yet, engaging major donors can be challenging. First, the process relies on finding – and then cultivating –...
Tips For Year-End Fundraising

Tips For Year-End Fundraising

Did you know that, according to statistics from this same time last year, your nonprofit could be raising more than half of its donations during the last six weeks of the year? For more than two decades, I have had the amazing opportunity to work with dozens of...

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