Please join me for a one-hour webinar hosted by Collective Sun on Wednesday, July 9th at noon to learn about my Top 10 Fundraising Tips! In this fun and interactive webinar, you will learn how to: 1. Fundraise smarter, not harder 2. Get your happy hour on to raise money 3. Use post-its to make donating as easy as … More Top 10 Fundraising Tips to Double your Money (and that you can implement right away!)
According to Giving USA 2014 Report: A total of $335.17 billion was donated to nonprofits in the United States in 2013 – almost a $19 billion increase from 2012. This is also a good sign of the recovery and getting closer to the $344 billion raised in 2007 before the economy crashed. The largest component … More Giving USA 2014 Report Released!
The Association of Fundraising Professionals released their Compensation and Benefits Study 2013. According to the report, fundraisers make a: Median salary of $71,100 Mean (average) salary of $82,028 Top 25 percent of fundraisers earn more than $97,000 Bottom 25 percent earn $53,000 or less The good news is that average salaries for fundraisers increased in … More Director of Development Compensation
Check out my most recent Huffington Post blog about the continuing drama at the San Diego Opera. Spoiler alert! It has a happy ending. 🙂
Topic: Dating Your Donors: The Courtship of Cultivation Learn: Identify donors: “Your Type”, set ups, online dating and yentas Cultivate donors: “Woo” donors Solicit donors: “Pop the question” Steward donors: Nurture the relationship to “happily ever after” Speaker: Renee Herrell, M.A., CFRE RCH Consulting Renee Herrell brings her abundant positive energy and over a … More Join me for a FREE Lunch Seminar about How to Pursue Major Donors
When I was consulting at Alzheimer’s Association, we partnered with one of our key volunteers and donors to create a Mother’s Day Appeal. This was a beautiful way to pay tribute to her mother who has Alzheimer’s but also to reach out to other daughters and family members who have a mother (or father, aunt, … More Mother’s Day Appeal
It is officially gala season and I imagine – you, like me – are out on what I fondly refer to as the “charity circuit”. . Special events are a key part of a fundraising program – however, I will almost always recommend that nonprofits DO NOT start a new gala as a mechanism for … More Throwing a Party! (Gala Invitation Sample)