Here in the final week of 2016, we’re taking a look back at the posts that inspired the most conversations on the blog and with our clients. Today’s topic? The case for support


    The case for support is more than a document, it’s your whole approach to talking about your mission, your impact and your vision for the future.

    How might you polish up your case for support in 2017?


    Resolution: Make It Matter

    This January, the Donor By Design Team is offering a series of resolutions: Strategies and commitments to enhance your ability to connect with donors and generate support for your important work... Read More

    Is Your Vision Big Enough?

    As a sufferer of myopia since the 3rd grade, I’ve been wearing glasses a long time. Perhaps it’s my nearsightedness that has me often trying to focus on the trees and missing the forest – the big picture. But, while the details are important, it’s the bigger vision that inspires... Read More

    What's Your Why?

    Why do you do the work you do?

    Why do you volunteer?

    Why do you pitch in?

    Those are all simple questions that don’t often come with easy answers. But I think that at the heart of the answer for every successful person is “because I like doing it.” Read More

    Why Trumps What

    In this series, the DBD Team will take a deeper look at some of the axioms we use when working with our clients. In today’s blog, Sara Luke reflects on our axiom: “Why Trumps What.” Read More

    The Power of A Grander Vision

    Many times, I find myself working with nonprofits who are facing a time of transition. Perhaps their organization is undergoing a change in leadership. Perhaps their community is changing. Perhaps new needs and challenges are calling for a change in programs or ministries... Read More


    An organization’s case for support is always evolving to meet changing needs and to maximize the strengths of new volunteers and staff. How will you be tweaking your case in 2017?

    Posted by DBD Team on Dec. 27, 2016
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