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It’s 3:00am – Do you know how engaged your donors are?

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Ever lie awake at night wondering how you’re going to “get to” that enticing prospect that could take your campaign from “feasible” to “successful?”  Here’s how to take the guesswork […]

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What To Do When Donors Don’t Pay Their Pledges

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This week’s Movie Monday video features TCG Vice President Kate Roosevelt as well as the University of Washington’s Associate VP of Individual Giving Programs, Lee Heck.  Kate and Lee discuss the […]

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Crisis Fundraising: What Do You Do When All Eyes Are On You to “Save” Your Organization from Financial Peril?

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While giving tends to increase in the wake of a well-publicized emergency, such as a natural disaster, this fact doesn’t necessarily extend to the kind of emergencies many nonprofits are […]

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What Happens When We Assume

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I admit it.  Like many other people I know, I’ve ignored the statements from my retirement account for nearly a year now.  But even though I never opened them, my […]

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Securing Maximum Gifts from Donors

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I am writing today’s blog post from Anchorage where I have been meeting with two of our firm’s clients: Camp Fire USA Alaska Council and Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center. Members of […]

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What Do Peapods and Philanthropy Have in Common?

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The role of social media in nonprofits is getting an enormous amount of attention these days. Without a doubt networking tools enable your organization to build a level of awareness previously unimaginable […]

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How To Get Donors to Make You Their Top Charity

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Check out this video of Collins Group President & CEO Aggie Sweeney discussing strategies to  help your organization become the top priority for your donors. Movie Mondays: How to Get […]

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Thinking About Hiring a Consultant? What You Should Consider.

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Over coffee this morning, I was asked by an accomplished development professional, “How do you know whether to hire a fundraising consultant?” My coffee companion had experienced managing large development […]

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Looking for New Ways to Raise Money This Year?

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Be sure not to miss two recently published studies: http://www.charitablegift.org/docs/Gender-Study-Executive-Summary.pdf http://www.givingforum.org/s_forum/bin.asp?CID=611&DID=25090&DOC=FILE.PDF The first, from the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, found that fully half of women donors surveyed reported that they […]

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Welcome to The Collins Group Blog!

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We at The Collins Group spend a great deal of time thinking about the state of the nonprofit sector, both here at home in the Northwest and across the country. […]

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