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    Challenging Planned Giving Assumptions

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    Topics: Capital Campaign, Capital Readiness, Fundraising, Camp Fundraising, Fundraising Management, Planning, Capital Fundraising, Church Fundraising, Fundraising Campaign, Asking For Help, Nonprofit, financial management

    3 Impactful Ways to Make Numbers Count in Nonprofit Messaging

    Posted by Jason Fry
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    Topics: Capital Campaign, Capital Readiness, Fundraising, Camp Fundraising, Fundraising Management, Planning, Capital Fundraising, Church Fundraising, Fundraising Campaign, Asking For Help, Nonprofit, financial management

    One Thing That's Always True in Fundraising

    Posted by Thom Peters
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    Topics: Capital Campaign, Capital Readiness, Fundraising, Camp Fundraising, Fundraising Management, Planning, Capital Fundraising, Church Fundraising, Fundraising Campaign, Asking For Help, Nonprofit, financial management

    How Capital Campaign Perseverance Paid Off When the Pandemic Attempted to Halt This YMCA

    Posted by Michele Goodrich
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    Topics: Capital Campaign, Capital Readiness, Fundraising, Camp Fundraising, Fundraising Management, Planning, Capital Fundraising, Church Fundraising, Fundraising Campaign, Capital Leadership, Asking For Help, Nonprofit, financial management

    NOT YET

    Posted by DBD Team

     

    We’re proud of the work we do to help nonprofits thrive. But we’re REALLY proud of the work our clients do to improve life for others.

    Every day we are inspired by their vision, leadership and commitment to making the world a better place.

    Here’s one of those stories.

     


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    Topics: Success Stories, Capital Campaign, Feasibility Study, Board Development, Volunteer Appreciation, Nonprofit Leadership, Volunteers, CelebratingOurClients

    A STRONG FOUNDATION

    Posted by Brian Keel

    During visits to Chicago in a former job, I was struck by an unusually designed building across the Chicago River. This two-acre lot had previously sat undeveloped for decades while stakeholders sought a way to utilize the space for maximum efficiency and impact. 

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    Topics: Capital Campaign, Capital Readiness, Fundraising Management, Resource Development

    END OF SUMMER SHOUT OUTS

    Posted by DBD Team

    In our work, we are lucky enough to come along side amazing organizations at exciting times in their history. Today we want to recognize several clients who have reached important milestones in their campaigns. Whether they are at the end of a long campaign, or just getting started, these clients have shown both innovation and perseverance. Read on for inspiration and ideas!

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    Topics: Success Stories, Capital Campaign, Case Studies, Collaborations, Shout Out

    FEBRUARY SHOUT OUTS

    Posted by DBD Team

    As we come to the end of February, we want to recognize several clients who have reached important milestones in their campaigns. We always tell our clients that campaigns take a long time – it’s important to celebrate as you go! Read on for some celebrating with several great organizations.

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    Topics: Success Stories, Capital Campaign, Case Studies, Collaborations

    MOMENTUM

    Posted by Bruce Berglund

    This month, the Donor By Design Group is challenging you to take action, moving from resolutions to results. Today’s topic? Creating and keeping momentum in your campaign.  

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    Topics: Capital Campaign, Endowment, Annual Campaign, Campaign Leadership, Fundraising Management

    DON’T SETTLE

    Posted by Thom Peters

    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, Thom Peters reflects on our axiom: “Don’t settle.”

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    Topics: Leadership, Capital Campaign, Annual Campaign, Campaign Leadership, Leadership Cabinet

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