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A case for support is an essential fundraising tool. It communicates the “raison d’etre” for a major fundraising initiative: asserting a strong, consistent rationale for why an organization is launching an initiative at a particular moment in time, and why donors should invest. It is the guiding document that informs all messages and materials related
February 5, 2023
Successful campaigns are rooted in careful planning. It’s essential to lay the foundational building blocks early in the process. This includes generating the big ideas that will inspire donors’ most meaningful gifts, conducting a feasibility study, and evaluating your nonprofit CRM to make sure it’s serving your needs.
January 31, 2023
Benefactor Group, a national fundraising and nonprofit management consulting firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Abby Shue, Senior Consultant, to lead the firm’s General Development practice. In this role, Abby will guide clients who seek to develop high-performing fundraising operations, offering counsel for needs ranging from major giving to donor retention to annual fundraising efforts.
January 10, 2023
Capital campaigns can last five years or longer. Meanwhile, the average tenure of a nonprofit executive director or college president is approximately six years. That means if you’re in the midst of a capital campaign, it’s likely there will be a leadership transition at some point during your journey.
December 13, 2022
If you’re in the early stages of planning for a capital campaign, you undoubtedly have a number of big dreams for your organization. You want to make a meaningful impact on your community, and you know significant funds must be raised to make those dreams a reality.
November 17, 2022
Given today’s competitive workforce environment, and the essential role that development teams play in fundraising campaigns, more organizations are asking, “How can we retain our staff during a campaign?” It’s a million-dollar question, quite literally. A campaign’s success hinges on key employees—including CEOs, development directors, campaign coordinators, stewardship officers, database managers, and the program staff who
November 15, 2022
As a fundraising leader, you know that a sophisticated CRM is an essential component of a high-performing development team. A good system can help you manage relationships with your constituents, set goals based on data-driven insights, and streamline your operations — all while maximizing your nonprofit’s impact in your community.
November 1, 2022

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