How to get Corporate Gifts

Written by Scott Shirai, May 16, 2016

Sigmund Freud was once quoted as saying, “The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.”

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Becoming a new Board President

Written by Dani Robbins, April 21, 2016

Congratulations for being named Board President!  You are going to be great!  I am so honored that you turned to me for some suggestions as to your responsibilities. Thank you.

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Boards without Staff

Written by Dani Robbins, April 21, 2016

We (being me) talk a lot on this blog about the difference between staff roles and Board roles. Let’s talk today about Boards without staff. Obviously, Boards without staff have to manage all the...

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Network for Good Announces Expanded Support for Foundations, Small Nonprofits

Written by Rob Hansen, April 14, 2016

Longtime fundraising software provider acquires fundraising services start-up to transform capacity building for good.

WASHINGTON, DC – April 14, 2016 – Network for Good, a nonprofit-owned B...

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Using Data to Revitalize Your Fundraising Results

Written by Barbara Zaha, March 19, 2016

Plateaus happen. They happen in business. With weight loss. Investments. And they happen in fundraising.

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Dashboard Change

Written by Julie, March 18, 2016

DonorPath is all about helping its members fundraise better, today and in the future. The platform features and tools, coupled with the coaching and mentoring provided by your Expert, are all...

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Did Your Last Fundraiser Generate As Much Money As It Could Have?

Written by Barbara Zaha, March 17, 2016

There’s definitely no middle ground. If you dare to ask any Executive Director or Development Officer about hosting a fundraiser, they’ll be more than happy to share how much they love or hate the...

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How To Effectively Manage Grant Proposals

Written by Barbara Zaha, March 15, 2016


A fundraising portfolio would be incomplete without grant proposals specifically developed to influence funders aligned with the nonprofit’s Mission, Vision and programs. Regardless of the size...

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Everything You Need To Know To Develop An Effective Communication Plan for Your NonProfit

Written by Barbara Zaha, March 12, 2016

The number one ingredient to successful fundraising is effective communication. Period.

If your nonprofit needs a grant, needs to reach a campaign goal or wants to finalize a major gift,...

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Leverage Donor Data for Better Fundraising Results

Written by Barbara Zaha, March 10, 2016

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely said it best, “Big data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone...

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