Strategies for Success

A bi-weekly e-mail bulletin written by seasoned fundraising consultants, Strategies for Success contains strategies for major gift fundraising, capital campaigns, nonprofit management, fundraising-related research, educational opportunities, prospect research, the latest fundraising products and tips for honing your professional fundraising skills.

2017

December 12
Receiving, Giving, and Celebrating

November 30
Maximizing Board Resources in Your Development Plan

November 22
Hope for the Best, Plan for Contingencies

October 25
The Case is a Salutation, not a Solicitation

October 19
It’s All About the Money… or Is It?

September 26
Build the House

September 13
Never Give Up

August 22
When the Answer is No

August 8
Meet Before You Ask

July 31
What Donors Want

July 25
No Margin, No Mission

June 29
Maximize the Giving Potential of Your Donors

June 20
Advancing Your Mission

May 31
Fundraising from the Heart

May 23
Preparing the Way for New Board Members

April 19
Time to STOP

April 4
From the Back of a Napkin to the Head of the Table

March 28
Have You Made an Investment in Major Gift Fundraising?

March 14
Outside of the Ask: “Why Do I Hear from You Only When You Want Money?”

February 21
Storytelling and the Fine Art of Major Gift Fundraising

February 7
Recruiting Great Fundraising Leaders

January 23
Honoring the Donor’s Hard-Earned Money

January 12
New Year, Timeless Tenets

2016

December 21
Newton’s “Laws” of Fundraising

December 15
Cast a Wider Net

November 29
Are You Asking the Right Questions?

November 21
Create Loyal Donors

October 31
Is Your Leadership Style Pro-Active or Protectionist?

September 26
Major Gift Campaigns Raise More Than Dollars

September 6
Keep the Campaign Steering Committee on Track

August 22
Get Everyone in the Game

August 11
Valuing Estate Valuations

July 29
Be Strategic about Leadership Gift Development

July 25
Are You Asking the Right Questions?

June 30
Treat Foundations as You Would Your Best Donors

June 15
When Your Giving Pyramid is a Rectangle

May 24
Gratitude Equals Dollars

May 17
Donors Want to Make a Good Investment

April 25
Fundraising Costs: Donor Acquisition vs. Renewal

April 20
Plan to Grow Fundraising

March 22
The 3 C’s of Capital Campaign Committees

February 29
The Power of Personal Communication

February 15
Increase Visibility with Press Releases

January 20
Stop Talking About Money

January 14
Make Every Season a Season of Giving

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