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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: Find People Who Will Make You Better

“Choose people who will lift you up. Find people who will make you better.” -Michelle Obama     Photo credit: © U.S. Department of Agriculture. Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license. Save

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What Do Memories Have to Do With Fundraising?

I always enjoy attending Planned Giving Days, sponsored by the National Capital Gift Planning Council and this year was no exception. Jay Steenhuysen led an interesting discussion on the donor experience. He challenged us to think about how we can … 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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Grateful Thoughts

“The sun will not rise or set without my notice, and thanks.”                                                          … more

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Cheaper is Better Thinking is Killing Us

There’s a lot of buzz lately about how nonprofits and their consulting partners and suppliers get along. It’s a great conversation and I want to keep it going. I urge you to read an interview conducted by Ken Burnett with … more

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