Fundraising Friday | April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016


In this week’s Power of Storytelling, we see the story of Lucas Bennett Ruddy, a child who was diagnosed with a rare and painful illness called Wiscott-Aldrich Syndrome as an infant, and his journey toward a healthy life.

Every day’s a holiday. How are you celebrating? Never miss an opportunity to connect with your wonderful supporters. Download your Philanthropy Calendar in this week’s What’s in my Inbox.

When my friend, Sandy Rees, lost her beloved horse, take a look at how guest blogger Rachel Ramjattan helped lift Sandy’s spirits in this week’s What’s in my Mailbox.

How are you going to ‘go big’ if you’re mired in scarcity thinking? The Cult of ‘Free’: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That, from NonprofitPro.

Joan Garry tells it like it is. And I was excited to sit down with her last week for her podcast, Successful Fundraising at Small Nonprofits.

What do donors actually read when you write to them? And how can you empower them? New from Mark Phillips.

As you work today on your caseload and talk to donors, remember that life for them is not all nice and tidy. A lovely reminder from Richard Perry. Have you signed up for your free training from the Veritus Group? Plan to set aside a day or two. This will revolutionize your work. Guaranteed.

When you focus and perfect your email fundraising, it can be like a license to print money. Email and Monthly Giving Boost Online Revenue 19%. New from the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

I so enjoyed Fundraising Lessons I Learned from My Dog from my friend, Tina Cincotti. You will too.


Are you exploring all your options? 5 Tips for Becoming a Foundation Grants Research Prospect Detective.

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