5 Ways to Know If You Have a Legacy Fundraising Operation

March 27, 2018 11 PM

In the movie, No Country for Old Men, Tommy Lee Jones Character, Sheriff Ed Tom Bell, laments to...

Look in Your Own Fundraising Yard for Gifts

February 28, 2018 1 AM

Stop looking at your neighbor’s lawn. Just too many nonprofits think the grass is greener with...

Yes, YOU can get Major Gifts

January 22, 2018 1 PM

Why do most nonprofits raise fewer major gifts (relative to size, mission, etc.) than hospitals...

Building a Culture of Philanthropy: Unmasking the Fundraising Process

October 23, 2017 4 AM

As a development leader, one of your roles is to help your colleagues understand that your work...

Building a Culture of Philanthropy: 5 Ways to Build Your Fundraising Village

October 23, 2017 3 AM

Bringing everyone together and creating a fundraising village will take work, but the increased...

Culture of Philanthropy: 5 Steps in Demonstrating Donor Engagement

October 21, 2017 5 AM

I recently wrote about five steps in building a culture of philanthropy and breaking down silos...

Building a Culture of Philanthropy: Demonstrating Why Donors Give

October 21, 2017 5 AM

A few weeks ago I wrote on five steps to jump on the path to breaking down silos and creating...

Culture of Philanthropy: 6 Steps to Demonstrate the Impact of Philanthropy

October 21, 2017 4 AM

A few weeks ago, I wrote about challenges facing development departments when an organization...

Does your organization think fundraising is something that happens over there…?

October 21, 2017 4 AM

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