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Why you should get started today My first try at monthly giving happened years ago. As an unrepentant fundraising do-it-yourselfer, I read a lot. So more than 10 years ago, I happened on an article by Harvey McKinnon, author of Hidden Gold, about monthly giving. I knew I needed to give it a go. I […]
I’ve been stewing for a while about a certain kind of solicitation I’ve seen. I’ve hesitated to write about it. But I get more annoyed the more I think about the damage these things can do. Want some examples? This is an email I got last December. (Good organization, bad solicitation.) And this tactic made […]
Feeling like it’s all on you? I’ve been involved recently in several conversations with other nonprofit professionals on an important topic. For nonprofit people, balancing life and work is always an important topic. But one conversation raised questions I think are important for all of us. It came down to: what’s our individual responsibility to […]