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Crowdsourced Fundraising Goes Local

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This post is part of our 2016 blog series, The Changing Faces of Philanthropy in the Northwest. All year long we’ll be exploring how the profound changes and contrasts in our […]

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Nonprofits still starving – What can fundraisers do?

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While the news itself is disturbing, I was glad to hear this recent interview on KPLU with Eric Walker, a former executive at PATH. Walker pointed out an ongoing trend in philanthropy, […]

Categories / General / Trends
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Getting that corporate gift: think partnership, not sponsorship

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We all hear success stories similar to this one I just heard: A museum with a touring exhibition secured a seven-figure corporate gift.The company produces equipment and specialty products, and […]

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Categories / Donor Relations / General
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How to do Stress-Free Fundraising: Be Like Ike

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I was recently introduced to the Eisenhower Method of time management. For those who are not familiar, it’s a tool developed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to prioritize tasks according […]

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Are You Neglecting Your Most Important Employees?

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I recently attended the National Philanthropy Day luncheon hosted by AFP Washington. In an acceptance speech on behalf of her company, an awardee said one of their core values is […]

Categories / General / Nonprofit Management
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Development vs. Marketing

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When marketing and development work in tandem, the benefits are beyond effectiveness.

Categories / Donor Relations
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