How to (finally!) end your organization’s fundraising woes in 2011

How to (finally!) end your organization’s fundraising woes in 2011

If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. Yogi Berra Do you have a plan for fundraising?  It’s amazing how many organizations don’t. If I had a dollar for every organization I’ve met with who told me that they wanted to ‘try’ grants or asked me to help...
How one organization’s crisis became an outstanding annual report

How one organization’s crisis became an outstanding annual report

When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy As anyone who has worked in the nonprofit fundraising field for any length of time knows, crises abound. As the brand new development director...
A masterful fundraising video

A masterful fundraising video

This commercial for the BC SPCA End Animal Cruelty campaign has been around for awhile, and with good reason. Social Bookmarking
$48 Billion up for grabs – is your organization ready?

$48 Billion up for grabs – is your organization ready?

Is your organization ready for the all important holiday season?  Oh, I’m not asking if you’ve done your shopping or if you’ve bought your cards.  I’m talking about your end-of-year fundraising. If you’re thinking just because you got your organization’s annual appeal out the door,...