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3 Things that Disconnect Donors from Your Cause … and 4 That Connect Them

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Donor Love, Stewardship
What does it take for someone to decide to donate to your organisation? Connection. A sense that they are part of something that matters to them. A belief that their giving matters. The knowledge that they are known, appreciated, and…
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4 “Secret” Fundraising Strategies You’ll Wish You Learned Years Ago

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Bequests and Legacies, Major and Mid Value Donors, Monthly Giving, Stewardship, Strategy
Do you ever wonder why big nonprofits are big? Is it luck? Longevity? A mega-donor or two? Those things are great, but they aren’t the whole secret. The difference is strategy. Here’s the first surprise about that: the strategies that…
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When Someone in Your Organization HATES Fundraising: 4 Ways to Win Them Over

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Boards and Fundraising, Leadership, Stewardship
Okay, you’re really getting fundraising down. Your stuff is good. You’re telling great stories, sharing a lot of love with your donors, and putting powerful fundraising offers in their hands. Congratulations! But that doesn’t always mean all is well. We…
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Fundraising vs. Stewardship: Which is More Important?

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Stewardship
What is more important — fundraising or stewardship? I hear this question frequently. A while ago, I asked fundraisers what their #1 challenge was, and many people identified this. It’s not a casual or theoretical question. It’s an urgent, almost…
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