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3 Reasons We’re Excited for Planned Giving Days

At Impact we’re busy prepping for NCGPC’s Planned Giving Days Conference on May 25th & 26th. PG Days brings together all types of people in the gift planning profession to learn and network. Two days of educational sessions and events … more

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How Fundraising is Like the Super Bowl

This past Sunday the Seattle Seahawks exceeded all expectations and blew their opponents out of the stadium in Super Bowl XLVII.  On the other hand, the Denver Broncos and long-time star quarterback Peyton Manning had a colossal fail. Which got … more

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Beach Reading for Fundraisers

It’s sweltering out there…and many of us are heading off to the beach (or air conditioning!) to beat the heat. What’s in your book bag for summer reading?  Stephen King?  David Sedaris?  Kate Atkinson? Why not consider adding a great … more

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Six Things You Need in a Great Story

I’ve come up with SIX things I believe every great story needs to be effective.  A great story: 1. Doesn’t tell me WHAT you do, tells me WHY you do it. 2. Tells about 1 person. 3. Uses details to make … more

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#13NTC Key Takeaways

I went to the 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Minneapolis last week wearing two hats:  First, as someone working with nonprofits to help them tell their stories more effectively to raise more funds for their important work.  And second, as … more

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