Positive Energy for End of Year Fundraising

I love the fall. I enjoy the cooler days, the changing leaves, and finally being able to wear sweaters and boots again! To me fall is a time of preparation – for the winter, for the holidays, and for end of year fundraising. Many organizations bring in more money at the end of the year…

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How Did I Turn 2 Airline Tickets into $3,000 CASH?

It’s a little game called “Heads or Tails.” Have you played this before at an auction? Wait, let me back up. I’m on the committee for a women’s retreat called CampExperience. It’s two and a half days of connection, education and inspiration that you’ll never forget (and the 10th anniversary is coming up in September…

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Highlights from Giving USA 2015

Want to have your finger on the pulse of what’s happening with fundraising in our great country? The best way to do that is the check out the annual report on philanthropy: Giving USA. Every year, I use this report to educate nonprofit staff, board members, and volunteer fundraisers about the trends in philanthropy. If…

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