How to Avoid the Top 3 Worst Shooting Tournament Mistakes

by Edna Wilson on 5/21/19 6:30 AM

Putting on an event takes a lot of energy, effort and care. The last thing you want is to miss a small detail that derails the whole event. We identified the three most common mistakes you can...

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Writing a Job Description for Your Volunteers

by Jill Belknap on 5/14/19 6:30 AM

If you’ve ever hosted a fundraising event, you know how important volunteers are. It is impossible for an event to be successful and run smoothly without volunteers. But who you choose for your...

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Avoiding Donor Fatigue

by Jill Belknap on 5/7/19 6:30 AM

One of the biggest mistakes an organization can make is continually asking donors? Even if you absolutely love the organization, if they ask you for funds too often, it can feel like they’re...

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Maximize Your Constituents Giving

by Jill Belknap on 4/30/19 6:30 AM

We talk a lot about finding new donors. It’s what most people talk about too. How do you find that new stream of income? But have you ever wondered if your current income is being maximized to its...

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How to Lead a Fundraiser from a 30k Foot View

by Edna Wilson on 4/23/19 6:30 AM

Let me ask you a question. How many fundraising events has the majority of the work been done by one person? Now, how many fundraisers has that one person been you? If you said none, you either...

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You Gotta Save Money to Make Money!

by Shelby Wade on 4/16/19 6:30 AM

More often than not we're told that we have to spend money to make money, but it's surprising how frequently the opposite can be true. Saving money is a great way for you to increase your...

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3 Easy Steps for Creating Engaging Fundraisers for Students

by Shelby Wade on 4/9/19 6:30 AM

Students can an untapped resource in your quest for making your fundraisers truly remarkable. You might be surprised at the energy and enthusiasm they'll bring to your next event.

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3 Steps to Improve Your Leadership Style

by Bonnie Larson on 4/2/19 6:30 AM

The idea of servant leadership has started to gain momentum in a lot of big name corporations. There’s a shift from one person at the top pointing out what needs to be done to the idea of coaching...

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A Calculated Risk

by Lauren Griffin on 3/26/19 6:30 AM

Risk can mean a lot of things. It can mean a chance of losing money, but it could also be your next big break! For example, if you decide you need an average annual fundraising return of 6% in...

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The Three Marks of a Strong Leader

by Sarah Bayley on 3/20/19 6:30 AM

Leadership is complicated. Most often we think of a leader as being the person in the front of the line, at the podium or with the loudest voice. We equate leadership with a strong charismatic...

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