Monthly Archives: June 2012

Remedies for end-of-fiscal-year slump

If your fiscal year ends June 30, now is crunch time. With little more than a week before June 30, here are three ways to wind up the year with a flourish. Fundraising coach Marc Pitman offers them in his … Continue reading

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Secrets to effective use of email

Despite all the chatter about Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media tools, you can’t beat email for communicating with your donors. According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 92 percent of adults use email, versus 65 percent … Continue reading

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The Chronicle on ‘the ask’

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We’re putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising

Come relax with colleagues at a networking and wine reception hosted by MVDP at Eola Hills Winery July 26. This informal event will let you share fundraising successes and strategies with your Mid-Valley development peers over wine and hors d’oeuvres … Continue reading

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