Capital Campaigns

Nonprofit insights by Benefactor Group

Checklist for Capital Campaign Readiness

You’ve made plans and set priorities for the year. Do those plans include a capital campaign? Depending on when you start the campaign this year, reference the following checklist to determine if you are ready.  (And if you are not yet ready, check out these useful resources to learn more.) When your campaign is three months

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Making Your Case

Looking for just the right words for a thank you note? Need concise information about your organization for a grant proposal? Want the best message to position your group in new fundraising materials? Your case for support is the place to look. It is one of your most important—and useful—tools. Your message is critical. In

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Leadership and Job Openings

Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving

The Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving is a newly configured role responsible for planning and directing all aspects of Bowling Green State University’s integrated alumni relations and annual giving programs. As a member of the advancement senior leadership team, the assistant vice president will lead the development of annual goals and

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President, Toledo Day Nursery

About the Position The President of Toledo Day Nursery must be a strong leader who honors the organization’s impressive history while expanding its impact in the community. Blending a strong passion for child welfare and the strength of families will drive the process of building fiscal sustainability achieved with a diverse team of high-performing board,

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Gift Planning Officer, The American Red Cross

Summary: The Gift Planning Unit at the American Red Cross seeks to secure planned gifts supporting any component of the organization’s mission and to establish the Red Cross as the charity of choice for such gifts. The Gift Planning Officer is a field based position that develops, designs and implements the planned giving program for

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Fundraising Consultants

The Way You Share Your Message Is As Important As The Message Itself

Nonprofits often come to Benefactor Group with a simple charge: help us tell our story better. One important question that we ask is: do you know how your donors are consuming information about your organization? Read on to find out how to discover the best vehicles to deliver your message.

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The Importance of Managing Internal Relationships

It’s the development officer’s job to build strong relationships. We spend much of our time focused on bonding with donors, funders, and others. But that’s only half of the challenge. Rapport with colleagues can be just as important—and just as rewarding. The points in this article can help you stay successful, even under difficult conditions.

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