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Be Better Than The Gap

Choose words that say what you mean. Using more evocative language will help you inspire donors, build partnerships, and communicate with clarity and focus.

Altruism and Avatars – Connecting with the Right Donors

If we create an avatar of our ideal donor, and we connect with people who embody the avatar’s characteristics and values, will their innate altruism kick in? And… can we stop chasing donors that are unlikely to be a “match”?

Nonprofit Boards: It’s a Two Way Street

Most nonprofits focus on what they want from their boards. What if they thought about what they can do FOR their boards, to help the board members be inspired and successful?

Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.