Fundraising

The Rime of the Ancient Data-Driven Fundraiser

“Data, Data, everywhere, nor any Data to believe…”    – Samuel Taylor Fundraiser** Now that we have plenty of time on our hands, it’s really time to take on the dirty work.  You know what I’m talking about- Database Cleanup.  Like the growth of dust and spider webs in your attic, fundraising databases similarly turn dusty, stale and old over time-…

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Fundraising for a Pandemic

A long term business survival strategy for your nonprofit Survival planning jumps to the forefront of our minds when considering the current pandemic; stockpiling supplies, social distancing, and self quarantining are all quickly becoming the new norm. Typically, nonprofit donations will slow dramatically during an economic crisis, which means now is a great time to think about your nonprofit contingency…

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Unpacking the Universal Charitable Deduction

Please join the 600 other people who have registered for “Unpacking the Impact of the Universal Charitable Deduction” with fellow panelists Ellen Bristol, & Alex Wilson tomorrow, Friday, April 23rd, at 2pm!! To register for this free webinar, just click here. We’ll be taking a closer look at what charitable tax provisions are in the C.A.R.E.S act for the Universal…

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COVID-19 Resources, Inspiration, & Advice

I’m highlighting some of the expert articles/links regarding COVID-19’s impact on fundraising that I’ve run across and why they are important: Brenda Asare, President & CEO of the Alford Group, a nonprofit consultancy based in Seattle, writes that during these times, it’s simply important to Stay in touch with your donors, Call your top donors and stakeholders, Ask board members…

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