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The 7 days of Week 52. End the (fundraising) Fiscal Year With Tacos.

The Annual Fund, when properly planned for and administered, is a full year proposition. That is 12 months, 365 days, 8,760 hours of hard work and determined focus. Mostly. There has to be time to fight with marketing about the … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Ignore Your Lapsed Donors.

Want to do better in your fundraising? Get to know the peeps at Bloomerang, purveyors of revolutionary software that affordably and elegantly delivers much needed solutions to our business: tracking and reporting donor data and engagement. I love these guys. … Continue reading

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The time I paid $450 for this Frameable Certificate.

I am often asked by younger professionals about the Certified Fund Raising Professional designation, “Do you think it is worth it to get my CFRE?” they ask me. “Only if your employer is paying for it.” Why? For the initial … Continue reading

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The Foolproof, Infallible, Magic Bullet of Fundraising for 2015 (Part I).

Pick Up The Phone. There. Now you know. The Grand Secret to Fundraising success. Four words. Go and thrive my friends. But many of you won’t do it. I make a good living working with non-profits of all sizes and … Continue reading

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