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Culture of Philanthropy

Are You Ready to Become a Change Agent?

June 1, 2021 6 PM

Here's the thing we all know: our realities move too fast. Our organizations are ever changing...

Is Fundraising Something That Happens Over There?

June 1, 2021 12 AM

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

Five Major Shifts in Fundraising Over the Last Five Years

February 9, 2021 5 PM

As Make Philanthropy Work celebrates our 5th year in business, we look back on the last five...

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...

How to Hire a Hell of a Fundraiser

April 23, 2019 11 PM

Still with me? Good, because there are plenty of people out there who would make a great...

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...