Free Donor Stewardship Class!

Stewardship School Tutoring Hour

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 donors this year? I've asked Shanon Doolittle and Vanessa Chase, the [...]

Don't Wing It! Major Gifts Webinar with Kathie Kramer Ryan

Kathie Kramer Ryan, Arroyo Fundraising

The Nonprofit Academy Members’ August Webinar Don’t Wing It! – Major Gift Mistakes Even Smart Fundraisers Make August 14, 1pm ET (noon CT / 11am MT / 10am PT) In this webinar, Kathie Kramer Ryan will share the critical mistakes often made by even the most seasoned development professionals when working with major donors – [...]

The Nonprofit Academy joins The Fundraising Coach

The Nonprofit Academy joins The Fundraising Coach!

Fundraising training has never been more affordable! You may have already heard the news: The Fundraising Coach will now be directing The Nonprofit Academy! And I couldn't be more thrilled!! Started by Kirsten Bullock, The Nonprofit Academy has become one of the most affordable venues for ongoin fundraising training. In addition to the monthly webinars, [...]

Story Conference for Nonprofits: Last day for pre-early bird

Story Conference for Nonprofits

Hollywood expertise for your nonprofit For years, Chris Davenport has creating videos for nonprofits, employing the storytelling techniques he honed in Hollywood. For the first time ever, he's going to share them! I speak all over the world, and I get to work with many great conferences. But I am really excited about a brand [...]

Exclusive Code: Almost 20% to FundRaising Success' ENGAGE Conference

2014-ENGAGEConference

I'm thrilled to be speaking at FundRaising Success Magazine's ENGAGE Conference on April 10 in Philadelphia. They've let me extend an exclusive offer of $75 off the registration to readers of my blog. Just use this code in the registration: MARCP75 Note: This MARCP75 code is only for people who work at nonprofits. One thing [...]

Nonprofit Blog Carnival call for submissions: Care and feeding of presidents

Care and feeding of Presidents | February 2014 Nonprofit Blog Carnival Call for Submissions

I'm honored to be hosting the February 2014 Nonprofit Blog Carnival! In previous years, February has been dedicated to how to show yourself (the fundraiser) some love and how to show donors love so they'll want to keep coming back. This year, we're going to take a different approach. Send me your Presidents, your CEO's, [...]

CyberMonday/GivingTuesday Special: A year of coaching "kicks" and a free coaching call!

Cyberman with bowtie celebrating Cyber-Monday Sale

For the past three years, Fundraising Kick has been helping nonprofit leaders raise more money than they thought possible! Each week, Fundraising Kick subscribers get a short email with an extremely practical strategy for making 5-10 major gift calls that week. Can you imagine what a difference an additional 5-10 major gift calls each week [...]