Monthly Archives: January 2018

#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Purpose

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” -Helen Keller

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What we owe humanity

“If you’re in the luckiest one percent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 percent.” – Warren Buffett     Photo credit: © dlands333 Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license.   … more

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It Takes Two to Tango: 5 Tips for Engaging Your Donor’s Partner

You love your donor and they love your organization. But what about your donor’s partner? What have you done to help them become enthusiastic about your mission? Here are few quick tips to show your donors’ partners some love. It … more

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Our Responsibility

“We are responsible for the world in which we find ourselves, if only because we are the only sentient force which can change it.” – James Baldwin       Photo credit: ©  Basheer Tome  Used under a Creative Commons … more

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Want a Raise? Start Marketing Planned Giving!

Do you want to be a rock star in your organization? To add more value and raise more dollars to fuel your mission? You can! Join Impact’s own Kathy Swayze and Meg Roberts on DMFA’s planned giving marketing webinar tomorrow, … more

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8 Tips for Communicating Impact to Your Donors

Many of us scurried to make our charitable contributions in the final days of 2017. Who did you decide to give to… and what do communications have to do with it? Based on my own giving, I would say a … more

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Truth is the Most Powerful Tool

“What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” -Oprah Winfrey         Photo credit: © Tim Abbott Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license.

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Telling the Truth

“The task of calling things by their true names, of telling the truth to the best of our abilities, of knowing how we got here, of listening particularly to those who have been silenced in the past, of seeing how … more

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