Ideas for Seasonal Giving

Ideas for Seasonal Giving

As the temperatures (finally!) start to turn more autumnal, many of us have switched up our routines, our wardrobes, and our day-to-day activities. We’re back to school, back from vacation, and back to facing an onslaught of politics and pumpkin spice. (Please, God,...
Help Your Fundraising Consultant Help You

Help Your Fundraising Consultant Help You

What can you do to help your fundraising consultant help you thrive? How can you be a strong partner and get the very most out of the consultant you’ve hired? Tell the truth You don’t need to impress us, and you don’t need to evade us. Just tell us what’s what, so we...
No Unsolicited Proposals

No Unsolicited Proposals

An October 2015 opinion piece in the Chronicle of Philanthropy noted that 72% of US charitable foundations do not accept unsolicited grant proposals, a significant increase from just four years ago, when that number was 60% (“Let’s Require All Big Foundations to Let...