Monthly Archives: August 2011

Donor Care

Don’t take your donors for granted. You never should, but this year, you really can’t afford to treat them poorly. Nonprofit marketing folks: Are you doing a fabulous job thanking your existing donors? Have you told them wonderful stories about … Continue reading

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Lord, make us mindful of the needs of others

My grandmother would pray the same prayer before every meal.  Her prayer included the line “and make us mindful of the needs of others“.   This week, I will strive to see other people’s needs. You are so automatically tuned in … Continue reading

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4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online

4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online. Inspirational stories that embody your mission and demonstrate your core values are a key to gaining friends and funds.  Check out this blog article for helpful tools and tips.

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The Unity of Development and Program Staff

One Mission, One Team. We are all on the same team, pursuing the same vision, serving the same mission.  Development staff needs exposure to Program, and Program staff needs exposure to Development.  We all need firsthand stories of accomplished outcomes, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Challenges for Donor Revenue

Raymund Flandez just shared that Two-Thirds of Donors Plan to Cut Back on Giving This Fall!   The economic turbulence could make the next few months a really tough time for charities making appeals.   A new survey reports that … Continue reading

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Tips for fundraising on a small Development budget

The Non Profit Times released this helpful post: If the recession taught fundraisers anything it was how much they could squeeze every last drop out of contributions. Based on his experiences from the National Aquarium in Washington D.C., its executive … Continue reading

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Ministry Attitude Adjustment

This week, I’ll thank God for the privilege of being in ministry. You don’t deserve the gift of leadership; you couldn’t earn it — God just decided to give it to you! How did God decide to make you a … Continue reading

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