There are models (airplanes, ships), and there are models (Christie Brinkley, Kate Moss). And, there is modeling that does not involve glue and instructions or runways and the new fall fashions.
Where are your older donors? Looking for some more?
The pressure on nonprofit organizations to produce miraculous results while meeting a myriad of unrealistic demands has caused many to seek creative solutions. These creative solutions can involve operations or policies, and they can also include decisions regarding investments.
Anything that’s free is better than something that costs money, right? Right?
The check is in the mail. That is one line that nonprofits, as well as many individuals, have learned to take with a grain of salt, if not more.
How do you know if your annual giving program is in good shape? Look for the signs.
People remember success and odds are, many nonprofits experienced their best growth and success during a capital campaign. That might be one reason why boards and organizations often only understand campaigns as being building or capital campaigns, according to Laura Walsh, senior director of development at the BC Cancer Foundation in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Most legacy gifts start off as a simple donation, so start the relationship right, according to Teresa Vasilopolous, president of the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation, and Michelle Kerr, director of operations. The pair presented a session about donor recognition and stewardship this past fall at the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s International Conference in Chicago.
Day-to-day pressures in the nonprofit sector can often lead to an inability to consider big-picture concerns, such as the role of philanthropy in a democracy.
To help solicitors overcome their fear of the ask, Ann Fritschner, ACFRE, of Raising Funds Effectively, LLC, in Hendersonville, N.C., offered seven steps to successful solicitations at a recent Association of Fundraising Professionals International conference.
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