When you are thinking about expanding an area of your organization’s fundraising -- whether that’s major gifts or events or email campaigns, it can be useful to ask yourself: what’s the potential versus the pain? Really, that’s just a silly, alliterative way of...
I’ve been working in the nonprofit sector (eek!) for nearly 30 years; writing grant proposals and creating foundation relations strategies for nearly as long. I’ve crafted proposals that have brought in six- and seven-figure gifts. I’ve crafted proposals that have...
Whether traveling to Paris or entertaining donors, you can have memorable experiences without breaking the bank. Here’s how I’ve done it.
If you can ask questions that get people talking, your meetings will be more lively and interesting. They can transform from Information Delivery Systems to Idea Generation Sessions.
When people are vulnerable and have doubts, we can pump them up with a big speech, or we can ask “What are we gonna do?”
I’m feeling the 1970s vibes. Can you use the power of nostalgia to create more evocative, impactful communications?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.