Posts Tagged ‘become a member’

Your Fundraising Future by Amy Sewell

It’s time to prepare for your fundraising future! Have you heard the rumor that digital is an ineffective fundraising channel for the future? I have—several times. The reality that I see every day in this channel tells a very different story. Your website, email, and social networks are essential tools to building donor relationships. Additionally,…

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Tips for Good Storytelling By Jane Jeffries

5 Tips for Good Storytelling in Fundraising Good storytelling is what engages, invites, and compels a response from others. Remember when you were young, and everyone eagerly gathered around the campfire to listen to statistics?  Yeah, I don’t either. Because statistics don’t get our attention like a good story, especially in fundraising. Stories are how…

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Megatrends Impacting Philanthropy By Robert Yi

Megatrends Impacting Philanthropy: Global Economy Over the next decade global economic, technological, and social trends will impact philanthropy and transform how nonprofits fundraise. As organizations develop their next long-term strategic plan, leaders must keep in mind five megatrends which will have significant implications for fundraising: Global Economy: China and India lead a diversified global economy…

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Life on Loan by Scott Rodin

What changes when we live life on loan? As stewards, we understand that all of life is on loan, and we respond by living lightly in this world as caretakers of that which is not ours. This results in a life of real freedom to which we respond with joyful obedience. These are the marks…

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Re-Focused Generosity By Patrick Johnson

Re-Focused Generosity: Mirroring Our Father’s Heart Do you remember what generosity feels like to give a child an unexpected gift? I love recalling when I’ve been sidelined by my love for my children…a meaningful “way-past-my-bedtime” phone call with one in college or a “dad’s-gone nuts-and-mom-may-kill-him” giant sticky ice cream cone before dinner are gifts that…

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