FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Major New Study on Charitable Giving Offers ‘Reassurance and Warning’ to Faith-Based Nonprofits Just released report says 85 percent of donors expect their giving to hold steady or increase in second half of 2020 RALEIGH, … read more
A new study shows that donors are prepared to give generously during COVID-19. Are you prepared to ask?
This year marks my thirtieth year in fundraising. It hasn’t always been smooth sailing. Across three decades I have raised money through three recessions, the attacks of 9/11, and a half-dozen market crashes, including one major financial meltdown. Through it … read more
If we are fostering trust through appropriate levels of transparency and vulnerability–that are scaled to the donor’s disposition and profile–then they will likely open-up to us on the same level. Within the past week of calling throughout my network of … read more
I have a love-hate relationship with personality tests. Understanding yourself is essential to choosing the right career path, and personality tests can provide some enlightening insights. But they may also discourage you from exploring a field because their unique color-coded … read more
There is no question the mission of The Salvation Army, “to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination,” is an impactful statement of purpose to serve those in greatest need around … read more
Today one of the nation’s largest nonprofits will commemorate 81 years of confectionery celebrations for National Donut Day. While most people associate The Salvation Army with its traditional Christmastime red kettle bells, National Donut Day — always the first Friday in June … read more
Did you know that major donors do not want to be checked in on? It’s true. They don’t need to be checked on either. But what’s interesting is that I commonly run into Major Gift Officers that say, “Yeah, I’m … read more