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What inspires big gifts? Big ideas.

Major donors give to major visions. Imagine that a donor approaches you. They’re interested in supporting your cause – healthcare. You recall your hospital’s leadership asked your team to raise
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Your annual fund is the fuel that powers your nonprofit’s mission. Year after year, the unrestricted and budget-relieving dollars you raise enable your organization to fulfill its promise to your
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Mega gifts can catapult a nonprofit’s mission. These transformational gifts do more than sustain an organization: they make big, bold ideas possible. However, there is a gamble in pursuing big
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Fazio’s arrival comes after more than fifteen years with nonprofit organizations, including 10 years at food-justice organization Local Matters. Benefactor Group, a firm that supports leading nonprofits through innovative executive
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In this second article of a two-part series about finding and keeping your donors, we focus on the challenging—but ultimately rewarding—work of donor acquisition. The national average for overall donor
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This two-part series will share the key elements to overall donor relations: finding and keeping your donors. Before we talk about finding new donors, you need to make sure you
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