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    Your Case to Donors: Eight Must-Have Elements

    In Case Statements, Cultivating Donors, Donor Solicitation, Fundraising, Fundraising Communications, Major Gifts On July 8, 2014 Comments Off

    This article is adapted from Making a Case Your Donors Will Love, by Jerold Panas. For more information or to order his book, click here. The French have… Read More »

    Your Donors Won’t Be Able to Resist

    In Cultivating Donors, Donor Newsletters, Donor Solicitation, Fundraising, Fundraising Communications On July 1, 2014 Comments Off

    This is an excerpt from Tom Ahern's book, Making Money with Donor Newsletters. For more information, click here. Want to make your cause irresistible to donors? Here’s the… Read More »

    Do You Agree with America’s Top Fundraisers?

    In Annual Reports, Board Fundraising, Cultivating Donors, Donor Newsletters, Donor Solicitation, Fundraising, Fundraising Communications, Major Gifts, Working with Boards On May 27, 2014 Comments Off

    To read a description, see the table of contents, or read an excerpt from any of these featured books, click on its cover. You claim in your book,… Read More »

    Jerold Panas on Board Dilemmas: “Questions I’m Most Often Asked”

    In Board Fundraising, Fundraising, Working with Boards On May 21, 2014 Comments Off

    From: Jerold Panas I’d say two or three times a week, a staff person will ask me how to solve a problem with their board. “How do I… Read More »

    Reassuring a Boss Who Questions Your Writing

    In Annual Reports, Direct Response, Donor Newsletters, Email Fundraising, Fundraising, Fundraising Communications On April 29, 2014 Comments Off

    by Tom Ahern I speak to thousands of fundraisers every year, at conferences around the world. And the question I hear most often is a plea for help:… Read More »

    Boards & Fundraising: Six Crucial Questions

    In Board Fundraising, Major Gifts, Working with Boards On April 8, 2014 Comments Off

    An interview with Kay Sprinkel Grace, author of The Ultimate Board Member's Book, Fundraising Mistakes that Bedevil All Boards (and Staff Too), and Over Goal. Boards and fundraising…. Read More »

    Questions I’m Most Often Asked about Cultivating Donors

    In Cultivating Donors, Donor Solicitation, Fundraising, Major Gifts On March 4, 2014 Comments Off

    An interview with Thomas Wolf, author of How to Connect with Donors and Double the Money You Raise. For years I’ve taught fundraising. I’ve presented scores of fundraising… Read More »

    How Boards Kill Great Ideas

    In Board Fundraising, Fundraising, Working with Boards On February 12, 2014 Comments Off

    The following is an excerpt from Jerold Panas's book, The Fundraising Habits of Supremely Successful Boards $24.95 + shipping, quantity discounts available. To order a copy, click here…. Read More »

    Administering the Truth-Detector Test of America’s Private Foundations

    In Foundation Fundraising, Grantseeking On February 11, 2014 Comments Off

    This article is adapted from Martin Teitel’s book, The Ultimate Insider’s Guide to Winning Foundation Grants. Click here to order ($24.95 + shipping). In Part Four of his… Read More »

    Questions I’m Most Often Asked About Direct Mail Fundraising

    In Direct Response, Donor Newsletters, Fundraising, Fundraising Communications On January 22, 2014 Comments Off

    An Interview with Jeff Brooks, author of The Fundraiser's Guide to Irresistible Communications. To order this book, click here. Is the Internet the death knell for direct mail?… Read More »