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The human mind is a wanderer by nature. The daydream is the mind’s default state. Jonathan Gottschall What do you like to read? I read a scary book recently. Dystopic, feminist, infuriating. And compelling. (Gather the Daughters, by Jennie Melamed) But it did what I look to fiction to do. It took me away, to […]
Community events are an essential component of fundraising success. They bring your supporters together, spread valuable information about the good work your organization does on a daily basis, and give you the chance to interact with key donors face-to-face. While events tend to come with inevitable coordination challenges, the benefits they bring to your organization […]
You know you should thank your donors right away. With sincerity. But unless you don’t care about keeping your donors, you also need to confirm their decision to give was a wise one. How? You share with them what their giving has done. With stories, not statistics. This could be a donor newsletter. It could […]