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When you have multi-million dollar gifts coming in, it can be easy to turn your attention to the foundations and philanthropists behind those big numbers. And easy to forget about the small gift donors whose contributions of $5 to $5,000 dollars are the foundation of your success. The vast majority of charitable giving comes from […]
Fundraising isn’t your side-gig Your organization’s side-gig, that is. Too often, fundraising is “something we need to do to fund the mission.” That’s not an effective way to look at it, though. I have seen small organizations that are trying to build support. They have their mission firmly in mind, they’re already doing the work… […]
How many different ways can you engage and thank your donors? One great thing about this time of year is that we are thinking about gratitude. Donors aren’t like mushrooms – if you ignore them, they WILL go away. There is no end to the ways you can create great experiences for your donors. Here […]