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Culture of Philanthropy

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 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...

Nonprofit Fundraising Winter is Coming... It's Time to Start Preparing

June 28, 2018 7 PM

Development professionals, nonprofit leaders, volunteers and board members, winter is...

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)...