What if we disappeared tonight?” is a great question for all nonprofits to ask themselves. The answers to this question help organizations that may suffer from “non-essential-itis,” asserts [...]
Raising more money in an extremely competitive environment means tapping every resource you have, beginning with your nonprofit board members. A strong board that is fully engaged in fundraising [...]
What do major funders look for when selecting a cause to support? Check out Mike's guide to getting into the minds of major funders... and how they evaluate an organization before making a donation.
A Planned Gift Program is a great way to ensure the financial stability of your organization and provide larger major gifts. Yet just the thought of starting a planned giving effort can be [...]
Does the thought of setting up a planned gift fundraising program or talking to donors about what happens when they're dead have you running in the other direction? Here are 4 steps that make [...]
Do your donors want more from your cause than just writing a check? Here's how one major donor got started supporting a cause that offered him "more."
Very few people are innately talented fundraisers. But here’s a little secret. YOU are already a Natural Born Asker. Here are two things that you can do right now to radically enhance your asking [...]