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    Top Five Damned Fool Questions About Charity Golf

    In Special Events On October 16, 2014 Comments Off

    By Tom King I get asked all kinds of questions about charity golf tournaments by people who have never done one. I’ve answered them all in my book,… Read More »

    Like Catnip for Donors: How to Make Your Case Irresistible

    In Case Statements, Cultivating Donors, Donor Retention, Donor Solicitation, Fundraising, Fundraising Communications, Major Gifts On October 3, 2014 Comments Off

    An excerpt from Making a Case Your Donors Will Love, by Jerold Panas I'm not a writer. That's what makes me a good choice to write about case… Read More »

    How to Keep Your Donors: An Expert’s Advice

    In Cultivating Donors, Donor Retention, Donor Solicitation On September 23, 2014 Comments Off

    Roger M. Craver is the author of Retention Fundraising: The New Art and Science of Keeping Your Donors for Life. For more information, click here. The nonprofit sector… Read More »

    Fundraising Questions Most Often Asked

    In Board Fundraising, Cultivating Donors, Donor Solicitation, Fundraising, Fundraising Communications, Major Gifts On July 29, 2014 Comments Off

    Harvey McKinnon is author of The 11 Questions Every Donor Asks. For more information about the revised edition, click here. When you’ve been in this field long enough,… Read More »

    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 »