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The Seductive Lure of Creative Compensation

Posted by admin on Aug 9, 2018 9:53:02 AM

The only sound in the boardroom is the faint ticking of a wall clock. The hospital CEO has just made an offer of employment to the top fund raising candidate.

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Topics: Board Development, capital campaign, Capital Campaigns, Communications and Networking, development, fund development, fund raising, Fundraising Principles, organizational development, professional development, Professional Skill Building, professional skill building, strategic planning

10 Immutable Laws of the Fundraising Universe

Posted by David G Phillips on Aug 9, 2018 9:48:42 AM

I've learned that certain “laws” describe the universe of fundraising, much as certain provable statements describe the physical universe. Tested by experience, observation, and results, these laws determine to a large extent the success of our efforts. If your capital campaign has stalled, your funding proposals routinely go unfunded, or your board has stopped working effectively, the laws described below may point you toward a solution.

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Topics: capital campaign fundraising, capital campaign planning, Capital Campaigns, Communications and Networking, development, donors, fundraising, Fundraising Principles, fundraising strategy, Professional Skill Building

The Ultimate Development – Related Web Site

Posted by admin on Aug 9, 2018 9:47:13 AM

Our firm was established on January 1, 1996, and since day one, we have taken the Internet seriously. We have always allocated a significant amount of our time and resources to gaining a better understanding of the Internet and bettering our presence on the web.

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Topics: capital campaigns, Capital Campaigns, Communications and Networking, development, fundraising, fundraising consultants, General Articles, non-profit development, Planned giving, Professional Skill Building

Volunteers: What Can They Do For You Today?

Posted by David G Phillips on Aug 9, 2018 9:30:15 AM

Volunteers_What Can They Do For You Today

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Topics: Campaign Feasibility and Planning Studies, Board Development, capital campaign, Capital Campaigns, development, fund development, Fundraising Principles, General Articles, volunteers

Volunteers -- Attracting Them To Your Cause

Posted by David G Phillips on Aug 9, 2018 9:27:47 AM

What is the most important component of a volunteer program? The most important component is the plan that determines how well the program is being run.

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Topics: Capital Campaigns, development, Fundraising Principles, General Articles, strategic planning, volunteer development, volunteer management, volunteer recruitment, volunteer relationships

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