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Ready! Set! Go! Are you ready for a fundraising campaign?

A fundraising campaign is won or lost long before the kickoff. How do you know when your fundraising campaign will be successful?  It’s when the right people are asking the right prospects, in the right way, for the right amount of money — for the right reason and at the right time. Sounds like an […]

Get it Done. Do it Right. 10 Fundraising Essentials

A top ten list of fundraising essentials Whether you like him or not, David Letterman now has the longest late-night hosting career in the United States. To recognize his accomplishment, we thought a Top Ten List was in order.  Here are ten fundraising essentials for the development officer. Our list is not necessarily in order […]

Quiz: Are You Ready to Launch a Capital Campaign?

Pre-campaign preparation is essential to the success of your next capital campaign. Test your readiness by taking a moment to answer the following questions: Q:  Have you involved your board and other key donor constituencies in planning and preparing for the campaign? ☐ Yes      ☐ No Q:  Does your organization have a strategic […]