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How To Get Funded: Advice from a Donor’s Mouth


Ever wonder why some nonprofits get donations year after year, while some languish in the desert of Nodonorland? Here is a good blog from a donor that lays it out: how he and his wife make decisions. This section stood … Continue reading

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Donations Barely Rose Last Year


The Chronicle of Philanthropy tells us that donations from individuals are still down. And at this rate it could take 5 or 6 years for donations to recover to their pre-2007 level. What do we learn? That fundraising is a … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Boards Make Me Crazy!


Nonprofit boards, bless their little souls. They are filled with well-meaning, intelligent people. They try their best to help the organization. But the one thing we need them to do, the biggest item on the agenda at every meeting, is … Continue reading

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