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Getting Started: Major Gifts 101
An A-Z guide teaching you how to raise major charitable money for your organization. The manual showcases practical approaches that challenge you to work smarter, not harder. Sample documents, cut-and-paste text, and “how-to” guides make this a perpetual point of reference for any fundraising professional.
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You’ve planned it all out: It’s the largest fundraiser event of the year, and it’s sold out. The ballroom is at capacity. Suddenly, you have an extra 50 or more guests on the list. They must be accommodated – you can’t turn away solid givers or guests of those elite. What to do with the […]
I recently was asked about a situation regarding sharing a director for fundraising. The person writes: “My development director agreed to serve on the fundraising committee of another (non-competing) nonprofit. He has done so as a thank you to our former gala chair who is active with this other nonprofit. “Is this appropriate?” My answer […]
Let’s talk about direct mail fundraising. Some organizations base their entire income on direct mail fundraising efforts. However, for the novice fundraiser or a new nonprofit, doing so is a risky bet if you are just blanketing the mailing list with generic fundraising pleas. My approach to direct mail is different than most, in that […]