Do You Have a Strategic Annual Fundraising Plan?

I enjoy teaching nonprofit professionals how to create a strategic annual fundraising plan. I know that many fundraisers don’t feel this is necessary or don’t have a consistent process they follow, but I think creating a plan every year is VERY important. After all, creating a plan helps you to: Think strategically: Creating a plan…

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A Fundraising Gift for You…

Happy Holidays! I hope you are enjoying time with your families and not working too many hours trying to bring in those last minute gifts. I’ll keep it short, but as my little gift to you I wanted to share with you some fundraising ideas to try, if you haven’t already. #donate – Have you…

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Best Gala Ever – Here’s Why…

Last week I helped plan the best gala ever – well, at least in MY career – and I have been planning events for 17 years! This was the organization’s first gala ever – and they raised over $250,000. That’s net, folks. There were many reasons it was so successful, such as: Heavy Sponsorship Support…

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