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HOST A FAMILY REUNION

How are you stewarding planned gifts? Gifts to an endowment fund are gifts to the future. Is your endowment case forward looking as well?

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5 Overlooked Ways to say Thanks

5 OVERLOOKED WAYS TO SAY THANKS

Stewardship is an ongoing effort. Here are five overlooked ways to say thanks to donors.

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FUNDRAISING GENIUSES

Getting volunteers to help in fundraising activities can challenging. By engaging their working geniuses you can not only increase their effectiveness, but also their enjoyment of the process. Michele Goodrich explains how.

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THE FRIENDLY BUYER

When you aren't ready to acquire a property, but know you'll need it...the friendly buyer can help. Nonprofit organizations can benefit.

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TRY SOMETHING NEW WITH YOUR BOARD

Brian Keel, CFO at YMCA of the Triangle, offers several suggestions of things to do to help new volunteers get up to speed faster.

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Three Financial Aspects Of Your Capital Campaign To Know Before You Start

Brian Keel gives three tried and true tips to put you in the strongest position for your capital campaign.

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USING STRATEGIC PLANNING TO GET HEALTHIER

DBD Group's Richard Clegg shares how he used strategic planning processes to address a personal challenge.

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Strategic Planning: One Size Does Not Fit All

DBD Group's Richard Clegg explains different types of strategic planning and how to determine which is the right fit for your organization.

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Change in Plans: Embracing Adaptability in Leadership

DBD Group's Bruce Berglund reflects on the power of adaptive leadership when facing change.

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DBD PODCAST: TRUST AND LEADERSHIP

Bruce Berglund interviews Cory Scheer of TrustCentric about trust and leadership. In this podcast, they discuss how to measure, build and repair trust.

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Creating a Culture of Inquiry

Building a culture of inquiry takes time and effort, but it is essential for a board to effectively govern an organization.

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How to Delight and Surprise Your Nonprofit Board

Boards generally don’t like to be surprised. Generally, boards like to know what is going on in a nonprofit organization, and they want to be well-prepared

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How Do You Stand Out in a Crowd?

Richard Clegg shares what a famous doughnut empire can teach us about standing out in a crowd of similar businesses.

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A Tale of Two Letters

Michele Goodrich illustrates how personal attention and follow up are the keys to creating a great giving experience for donors.

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What We're Reading

One of our axioms is “Keep learning, stewarding, and sharing.” In that spirit, the DBD Team shares their book picks to inspire you in work and in life.

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By inspiring hope, generosity and excellence,
we empower nonprofits to thrive.

DBD Group is a team of dedicated non-profit professionals, joined together to help you realize your goals and support your unique vision. With deep experience and creativity we help you with new and better approaches to your non profit work. Together, we will help you drive greater achievements, building a stronger foundation for a successful mission for the years to come.

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