A warning about fall fundraising appeals

  Fall fundraising is hard enough. But listening to NPR's All Things Considered on my ride home this evening, I remembered how much more challenging political mailing will make your fundraising this fall. So I pulled to the side of the rode to record this reminder. How are you re-engineering your fall fundraising letters? What

Thank you for connecting donors with mission

Happy New (fiscal) Year! For many FundraisingCoach.com readers, today - July 1st - is the start of a brand new fiscal year. The amount raised starts at zero but the goals are set higher. As fundraisers, we rarely get thanked, and that's fine. The nature of our work puts the emphasis on the donors and

What keeps you up at night?

For her weekly FundRaising Success Magazine post, Jo Black Sullivan asked a bunch of us fundraiser-folk what kept us awake at night. People like me, Roger Craver, Jeff Jowdy, and more. Here's the video of all of us. It cut out the screen-printed bow tie on my t-shirt so I included that image above! To

A thank you to nonprofit fundraisers

June 30 is the end of the fiscal year for many nonprofits. Tomorrow, the bar gets set higher. But that's tomorrow. Today, I just wanted to say 'thank you" to all of you who raise money for nonprofit, community benefit organizations. Your work is making a difference. Feel free to share this with any fundraisers