Monthly Archives: July 2018

#WednesdayWisdom: Little Bits of Good

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” -Desmond Tutu     Photo credit: Ben Sutherland Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license

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#WednesdayWisdom: Give cheerfully, accept gratefully

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” ― Maya Angelou       Photo credit: Jeanne Menjoulet Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license

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Philanthropy’s New Frontier

I can’t stop thinking about a session I attended at Planned Giving Days this spring. Why? Because Avery Tucker Fontaine of BNY Mellon painted a picture of how today’s potential donors think . . . and let’s just say, it’s … more

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Donor profiles: Tell one story at a time

It’s common knowledge in fundraising that people give to people. Therefore, donor testimonials and profiles have become a fixture of fundraising communications. But often, organizations will try to profile couples in their newsletters, websites, or other materials. For stewardship, this … more

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