Tag Archives: sponsorship

Our Biggest Fundraising Challenge? Following Up.

What is the magic in fundraising? Those times when the strongest connections are made, the right donor at the right time to the right project.┬áBut it is awfully hard to get there. We can all recognize those moments: the backstage … Continue reading

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An Intermission Kiss Cam? Sponsorship Sales Lessons from the Minor Leagues

I am often asked for assistance in finding just the right sort of sponsorship sales manager for performing arts and non-profit organizations. More than any other fundraising position, this is the most like straight sales, the most outwardly focused. It … Continue reading

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10 shalls to Putting the Fun in Fundraising.

Fundraisers are an overly serious and no fun bunch, too often. An absence of humor is sadly lacking in our non-profit endeavors, and scarce of late in our civic life. Last year was almost entirely humorless, overly full of moral … Continue reading

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