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FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR

Posted by Jan Brogdon

I’m nominating Alice S. for “Fundraiser of the Year.”

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Topics: Success Stories, Donation, How To Ask, Art Of The Ask, Professional Development, Goals, Making The Ask

FOUNDATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Posted by Michele Goodrich

In any given year, grantmaking foundations in the United States award BILLIONS of dollars to nonprofit organizations. 

If you want to increase your chances of receiving some of those funds, consider thinking of foundations as individual donor prospects.

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Topics: How To Ask, Asking, Strategy, Planning, Communication, Ask For Advice, Making The Ask, Preparation, grants, grant writing

THE PAIN IN YOUR ASK

Posted by Jon Simons

Fundraising is a lot like yoga. If it hurts, you are probably doing it wrong.

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Topics: Ask, How To Ask, Art Of The Ask, Patience, Making The Ask

BURNING QUESTIONS: I’M AFRAID TO ASK

Posted by DBD Team

This July, we’re answering burning questions we hear from many clients and non-profit colleagues across the country. Chances are, the question might be burning in our readers’ minds, as well.

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Topics: Feasibility Study, How To Ask

HOW TO ASK

Posted by DBD Team

When people think of fundraising, they usually are thinking about The Ask – and that can be very intimidating. Today, we’re digging into the archives for some of our best advice on How to Ask.

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Topics: Ask, Donation, How To Ask, Art Of The Ask

TELLING (AND LISTENING) YOUR BETTER STORY

Posted by Bruce Berglund

When people think of fundraising, they usually are thinking about The Ask – and that can be very intimidating. This month, the Donor By Design Team is taking on How to Ask. Today, Bruce delves into a better way to approach the ask.

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Topics: Ask, Fundraising, How To Ask, Art Of The Ask, Asking, Face To The Case, Interest Raising

CAN I GET A BURGER REFILL?

Posted by Jason Fry

When people think of fundraising, they usually are thinking about The Ask – and that can be very intimidating. This month, the Donor By Design Team is taking on How to Ask. Today, Jason talks about the strategy of seeking out rejection.

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Topics: How To Ask

PREPARING FOR THE ASK

Posted by Robin Jordan

When people think of fundraising, they usually are thinking about The Ask – and that can be very intimidating. This month, the Donor By Design Team is taking on How to Ask. Today, Robin reminds us to take the time to prepare our volunteers, and ourselves.

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Topics: Volunteer Development, How To Ask, Art Of The Ask

TRUST YOUR DONORS

Posted by Peggy Vinson

When people think of fundraising, they usually are thinking about The Ask – and that can be very intimidating. This month, the Donor By Design Team is taking on How to Ask. Today, Peggy urges us to trust our donors… and the process.

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Topics: Fundraising, Major Gifts, How To Ask, Art Of The Ask

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