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7 Donor Communication Mistakes to Avoid in December

According to the latest Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report from AFP, 103% of donors gained by nonprofits were offset by lapsed donors. Really? …

Time Management


After five amazing years in San Diego, we’re excited to announce our plans to expand the Collaborative and Classy Awards, and relocate this coming …


The Spiraling Cost of Nonprofits' Turnover Treadmill

<i>Co-authored by Kirk Kramer</i><p>Time and again, executives at the nation's nonprofits tell us that preparing the next generation of leaders is by far one of their foremost challenges. Perhaps a reality check is due. When we trained our analytical lens on the subject of succession planning, we found that …


A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

<b>Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits</b> is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices that includes a …

Human Rights

Whose donors? Whose charity?

Your donors are not <i>your donors</i> -- as in, an asset you own or control.But your organization is <i>their charity</i> -- something they use to accomplish their …

Time Management