Alumni Fundraising – 4 Strategies to Reach Millennial Alumni

by Jill Belknap on 6/11/19 6:30 AM

The Millennial generation gets a bad rap. Often we hear about the excesses and entitlement, but such broad generalizations have never been truly helpful. In fact, there are few generations that...

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3 Ways Mobile Giving Can Boost Your Fundraising

by Emily Hergert on 6/4/19 6:30 AM

It was easy to dismiss smartphones as a fad 10 years ago, but now they’re not just here to stay, it’s difficult to imagine life without them. We use them to check our weather, order items online,...

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The Importance of a Good Fundraiser

by Sarah Bayley on 5/28/19 6:30 AM

We’ve all been to a fundraiser where it didn’t quite hit the mark. Either it felt like the effort to put it on wasn’t totally there, the ask for funds wasn’t clear or maybe so clear that it became...

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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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