“Nature Kaleidoscopes,” Angie Gray Space It was either 2013 or 2014. I don’t remember the year as precisely as I do the moment. And honestly, I don’t even remember the poem. It’s the act of the poem that I recall viscerally. I was several years into being an executive director and we were, as an
The Writing Process So, you want to write new content; or maybe you need to write new content. You’ve heard how important storytelling is for communicating your mission and message but let’s face it – you haven’t written a story since high-school English class. You may be wondering where do we start? Before you put
When you’re determining who to cultivate for your major donor portfolio, do you simply look at everyone who gave more than $1,000 (or whatever your major gift amount is) and dump them all into your portfolio for the year? I confess: I used to do that. I didn’t know any better. No one taught me.
Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question comes from a fundraiser who needs advice on best practices around acknowledging and recognizing major gifts. Dear Charity Clairity, Good news! We’ve received the largest ever single gift to
If you are ready to turn your board around and increase their comfort level with fundraising, Sabrina Walker Hernandez will show you how! Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Sabrina, I got start time. So is it okay if I go ahead and kick us off officially? Sabrina: Oh, yes, please. Steven: This is great. Thanks