Back to Basics - Keeping it Personal in an Age of Technology

Posted by admin on Aug 10, 2018 10:52:03 AM

Fundraising is the art of relationship building. People give to people, and people don’t give unless they are asked—that’s Fundraising 101. But in an increasingly technological world, these basic, indelible rules are sometimes forgotten.

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Topics: building relationships, Campaign Feasibility and Planning Studies, Capital Campaigns, Communications and Networking, fundraising 101, Fundraising Principles

Board Development in a Campaign Setting

Posted by admin on Aug 10, 2018 10:40:15 AM

A successful capital campaign often leaves a big footprint in areas other than just the financial position of the group, such as public relations that can grow as a result of a successful campaign and board development, which can undergo a significant transition throughout a capital campaign.

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Topics: Board Development, board relationships, building relationships, Capital Campaigns

The Power of Thank You in Fundraising and in Life

Posted by David G Phillips on Aug 9, 2018 9:14:20 AM

"I was in line at the grocery store the other day. The cashier was really rude to people. When it was my turn, I handed her my money, she grabbed it, gave me my change, and that was it. I couldn't help myself. I asked, 'Would it kill you to at least say thank you?' She looked up and snapped, 'It's printed on your receipt.'" 
Jay Leno

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Topics: building relationships, Capital Campaigns, Communications and Networking, donation thank you, donor stewardship, Professional Skill Building

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