Recession. The very mention of the word in nonprofit circles is sometimes enough to make fundraisers reach for the panic button. Soaring inflation, a wobbly stock market, and — yes — flashing signs of a recession. America has seen brighter … read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DickersonBakker acquires Cargill Associates; forges ‘fundraising powerhouse’ as possible U.S. recession nears RALEIGH, N.C. — Two of America’s most prolific fundraising firms have joined forces to power up charitable giving to nonprofits, churches, and education institutions — … 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
Though the 4th quarter is still a couple of months away, it’s time to prepare now. I’ve shared before that a successful Q4 starts in the summer. I want you to have a great Q4, so here are several success … read more
David captured the hearts of and inspired the entire nation of Israel to join a capital campaign to build the Temple in 1 Chronicles. Is your organization inspiring your community to join your capital campaign because they believe in what you’re doing? Are you still inspired by … read more
Transcript: Dealing with a blank page can be daunting. As a fundraiser sitting at the computer, ready to write a fundraising letter, or to craft out an outline for a speech you’re going to give at a fundraising event, or … read more