Identifying your donors’ common characteristics can help you you both acquire new donors and retain and upgrade the ones you have.
In a recent article, Theodore Wagenaar offers a donor’s perspective on giving. Fundraisers would do well to take heed.
Donors need to be asked for money. That doesn’t mean every meeting is an ask.
Small nonprofits shouldn’t rely on one-off fundraising events for long-term financial security.
The Wayne County Community is creating and promoting strong community and opportunity. Other rural community foundations should follow suit.
Regardless of what a foundation’s 990 says, ongoing outreach from your organization can pay off.
Memorial Day is a day on which we remember that the sacrifices of others is for naught if our work does not seek to preserve what theirs did.
Grist and the Center for Rural Strategies have partnered to provide syndicated stories and grants to independent journalists and newsrooms.
Nonprofits should put most of their funds toward programs, but we must avoid the delusion that “overhead” is a bad investment.
Building a relationship is certainly the preferred route for getting a grant. But short of that, an unsolicited proposal may be just the trick to get a grant.