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A trusted source of information, trends and advice for nonprofit leaders, fundraisers and marketing professionals

We know your time is valuable. We also know that the nonprofit sector changes quickly. That's why we take great care in preparing our weekly blog based upon industry trends, questions we've been getting from clients and colleagues, and our own research about what we hope will be valuable.

Knowing why your donors give

September 16, 2021
The general rule of fundraising says that asking the right donor, at the right time, for the right amount will lead to...

A year-end appeal checklist

September 11, 2019
No, it is not too early to think about your year-end appeal. As a matter of fact, it might be a little late. But, if...

Four things to remember about social media donors for year-end giving

August 29, 2019
The year is more than halfway over and as the weather starts to cool down, we are all marking our calendars for...

Celebrate National Nonprofit Day your way

August 14, 2019
Every day, we are all impacted by a nonprofit in our community, whether we know it or not. I pass through Zoar, which...

Planned giving marketing

June 28, 2019
This week’s blog is based on a presentation Amy Wong, president of Dot Org Solutions, gave to a group of fundraising...

Using rented lists to acquire donors

February 4, 2019
It’s a new year for your fundraising efforts. One of your goals might be to recruit some new donors to your...

Year-end giving - where is my money going?

October 22, 2018
It’s that time of year when we start getting bombarded with requests for donations. Whether it’s through the mail,...

Now is the time to start your individual giving program

July 9, 2018
  There are nearly 87,000 grant-making foundations in the U.S. and they give more than $60 billion every year. While...

Millennials: The next generation of donors

June 11, 2018
There are approximately 73 million millennials in the United States who just might be the next generation of donors....

Making smart charitable decisions

September 5, 2012
I presented the topic of making smart charitable decisions to a group of smart, savvy businesswomen who wanted to know...

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