Fundraising Friday | April 8, 2016

April 8, 2016


When it comes to raising major gifts, are you talking to the wrong donors? How to Qualify Donors: An Introduction (read the series). New from The Veritus Group.

This week’s Power of Nonprofit Storytelling features a video from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Dare you not to cry.

What’s uppermost in YOUR donors’ minds? This week’s What’s in my Inbox features one of my favorite donor surveys.

One of my most often received questions: Do I need to send a snail mail thank you for an online donation? This week’s What’s in my Mailbox has the definitive answer.

Love him or hate him, Bernie Sanders has some outstanding lessons in donor-centric digital communications. New from NonprofitPRO.

March’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Reaching Millennials And Beyond. From Allyson Kapin.

What advice would you give to your younger fundraising self? Our April Nonprofit Blog Carnival call for submissions.

6 Tips for Reaching Baby Boomers as they Turn 65. Always smart advice from the uber-savvy Joanne Fritz.

Nonprofits Can’t Keep Ignoring Talent Development. What would a mentoring program look like?

You have a choice about where to focus your attention (my hope would be the right focus…your donors). New from Seth Godin.

Next week is National Volunteer Week. How are you celebrating yours? Be sure to pick up this free toolkit from my friend, Beth Brodovsky of Nonprofit Toolkit.


What does your grandmother’s love feel like? That’s how you want your donors to feel! Confession: I’m a proud member of a cult (and why you should be too!)

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