Ready, Set, Write! Get Organized & Prepared to Submit Grant Proposals

Grant awards have the potential to catalyze your work’s impact. Whether your love grant writing like me, dread the thought of it, or are writing grants for the first time - your ability to write a strong, competitive grant proposal is dependent on taking the time to invest in organizing, planning, and strategizing.

November 23, 2020 6 PM

When there's a storm, stay in contact with your donors

March 12, 2020 3 PM

John talks about two important lessons he learned in times of crisis and gives a bit of...

Make Philanthropy Work's Recommendations For The New Normal: Trends in Ultra High Net Worth Giving 2019

December 18, 2019 5 PM

We take a look at the top 3 trends in giving in 2019.

Don't give in to the dark side of fundraising...

December 12, 2019 6 PM

Here’s one fundraising takeaway I’d love to share: do NOT go to the Dark Side of fundraising, go...

Why hiring a consultant helped me succeed and keep my sanity

November 14, 2019 4 PM

When I started in my new role as a Development Director for a local Denver non-profit I was...

Culture of Philanthropy or is Fundraising Something That Happens Over There?

October 11, 2019 3 AM

So, tell me, what is that you do in your department? That phrase, spoken with a bit (or a lot)...

How we Solve the Fundraising Mystery

September 30, 2019 1 PM

When someone asks how I help nonprofits in fundraising, I typically leave it at a very surface...

10 Steps to Better Donor Engagement

August 28, 2019 4 AM

We have spent years analyzing data, connecting with donors, building relationships, and have...

After 25 Years and Thousands of Donor Visits, Here are the Realities I've Learned

June 27, 2019 2 PM

I’ve fundraised for almost every size and age of institution and nonprofit.  I've personally...

7 Biggest Major Gift Fundraising Mistakes

May 29, 2019 9 PM

Mistakes, we all make them, heck I make several a day. And, we are especially susceptible to...

How to Hire a Hell of a Fundraiser

April 23, 2019 11 PM

Let’s start with the assumption you want to hire someone to raise money for your cause and...

Time to Renovate Your Fundraising - Here’s How

January 31, 2019 2 PM

How to upgrade major gift fundraising? I often use a house analogy.  It works because both...