Upcoming Nonprofit Leadership Talks & Training

Are you in Orlando, Salt Lake City, Austin, Seattle, or Kansas City? I’ll be coming to each and would love to get together. Most of my work is private, with individual executive directors and their nonprofit teams. But I also love giving leadership and fundraising trainings at conferences. Here are some events I’ll be presenting […]

Sharpen your saw this July

July can be an odd month in fundraising. Many nonprofits finish their fiscal year, so this is the first month with a new goal. Starting from zero. Even those that don’t have fiscal years starting, July is often a challenging month. Donors tend to be less responsive. Even when donors are in your seaside, summer […]

71 sessions to help your hospital fundraising – for free!

If you raise money for a hospital, or are thinking of moving into that career, you need to register for the The Hospital Fundraising Summit. It’s coming April 6 – 12 and gathering 48 of us, giving over 70 sessions! The schedule for The Hospital Fundraising Summit I’ve just heard that the schedule for The […]

Upcoming Fundraising Coach Speaking and Trainings

I am often asked where my next speaking events are. Here are the upcoming trainings and talks for November 2014 into January 2015. In addition to online events, I’ll be on all over the USA and in two other countries! Updated 11/15/2014: Included PennyBridge’s invitational breakfast in Örebro, Sweden and the talk at the former […]

4 Great Nonprofit Trainings this Month in The Nonprofit Academy!

A few weeks ago, The Nonprofit Academy joined the Fundraising Coach. With over 50 webinars, templates, and tools in the NPA Online Vault, it’s already a great resource for affordable, efficient, and effective nonprofit trainings. But members typically get one new online training and one coaching call with me each month too. October is special […]

Get jazzed when a donor says “no”!

As I wrote earlier this week, some of my coaching clients are being transformed by the idea of keeping on going until we get no. This concept is helping them keep up their endurance in asking. And it’s helping donors really connect to causes that matter to them. So I’m thrilled that “Go For No!” […]

Free Donor Stewardship Class!

[UPDATED 9/2/14 with the recording of the special hour-plus long class!] We’re rapidly moving toward the most generous time of the year. Many nonprofits see 30% or more of their annual donations in December. But according to recent studies by Google, September is when donors start making their year-end giving decisions. Will you retain your […]