Monthly Archives: November 2012

New for the holidays: Focus on giving, not receiving

After giving thanks on Thursday and shopping for deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we can turn our focus to giving to those in need on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 27. A new concept looking to gain momentum as a holiday … Continue reading

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Tips for a winning year-end fundraising strategy

Whether or not you have completed your year-end giving plan, here are some tips that may help, courtesy of consultant Gail Perry. Gail offers five must-dos for your message, four must-dos for your ask, three overall strategies (click here for more on … Continue reading

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A tribute to philanthropy

Changing the world begins in our communities, and in that spirit we are observing National Philanthropy Day today, Nov. 15. We are making the world a better place. As the Association of Fundraising Professionals says, today is “set aside to … Continue reading

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