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OOPS! You Blew It!

With all the best intentions in the world, you somehow haven’t managed to get your end of the year appeal together.  Either you haven’t done anything or maybe you just haven’t gotten around to segmenting your list.  Perhaps you intended on sending it out before Thanksgiving but now it’s looking like squeaking it in before… Read more

Real Fundraising

You’ve just been hired as (check off one):  ___Director of Development ___ Chief Development Officer ____Director of Major Gifts Your charge is to increase funding from individuals and, perhaps, institutions such as foundations and corporations.  You’ve been set a pretty ambitious goal for your first year.  So what do you immediate begin to do? If… Read more

Asking for Help

Even as a shy (yes, I have overcompensated!) young girl, I prided myself on my independence.  It was important to me to do things on my own; to never ask for help. I can’t say that attitude always served me well.  Indeed, I can pinpoint many times when I needed assistance and should have sought… Read more