Monthly Archives: January 2014

Learning About Blindness by Dining in the Dark

Imagine … eating your dinner without having a clue as to what it might be. You can smell it but can’t see it. The only thing to do is grab a fork and hope for the best. That first bite … more

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Think More

Where does fundraising strategy end and writing begin?  At Impact, we enjoy working with people who understand that the two are integrally linked. In fact, we have the following statement posted on our bulletin board at Impact: Think. Read. Ask … more

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New Year’s Resolutions for Writers

Since joining the Impact team this past fall, I’ve learned a lot about our best practices for fundraising writing. But sometimes I still need a reminder about what strategies are most effective when it comes to making donors feel appreciated … more

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Do You Recognize Donor Loyalty?

I just received a lovely card from Macy’s Department stores acknowledging my 5 year anniversary as a card holder. It looked and felt like a greeting card and even had a $10 coupon in it.  Now I won’t say I … more

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