In the nonprofit world, everything hinges on fundraising. You’ve got to have money to deliver programs, right? Money keeps the lights on, the staff paid, and everything working. So, what does it really take to be successful in fundraising? Knowledge? Skill? Connections? All those things are definitely helpful. Yet there’s something else. In his book30
What if building relationships with donors didn’t feel awkward or uncomfortable? Would you do more of it? (I hope you’re thinking “yes!”) Check out this video where I explain how to shift your thinking about building donor relationships.
Usually when I teach a webinar or a workshop, people consistently tell me they love the practical tips I share. They love hearing something they can easily implement and see results from. Today, I have 3 simple tips that may seem really elementary, but trust me, they’ll bring you BIG results. Each one will help30
If you’re like me, you have more to do during the day than you can get done. Here’s a short video featuring Stephen Covey explaining a technique to help you focus on getting the most important things done.
Many of my blog readers are on the lookout for something new and different in fundraising. Here’s a guest article on Crowdfunding from Sandip Sekhon at Go Get Funding. This may not be a fit for you, but it’s good to know what’s out there. What is crowdfunding and how can you succeed? Crowdfunding has30
Many of my colleagues and I have been preaching for years that accountability is KEY in fundraising. And now there are several instances of accountability gone wrong in the news. Here are three and lessons every nonprofit can learn from them. If you haven’t heard about the Susan Komen Foundation’s debacle, then you’ve been living30
One person can make a big difference in the lives of others. You know that. You see it every day in your nonprofit. Today I want to share a story about being on the receiving end of the difference one person makes. If you’ve followed me for very long, you know I live on a30
The November Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up! The host is Pamela Grow and she has put together The quintessential guide to giving thanks. It will take a while to read everything in this post, so go on over there and get started. There’s a piece in there written by yours truly. 30