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Why Donors Won’t Put You in Their Wills

Remember when you turned 16? You had finished driver education, perhaps you had logged a lot of hours of supervised […]

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How Can I Measure the Results of My Planned Giving Efforts?

We all want to see results. If you’ve ever owned a car, you know the joys keeping a car running. […]

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6 Ways to Encourage Planned Giving with Your Donors

Planned giving is the most personal gift a donor can give you. After all, it’s been a lifetime in the […]

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Getting to the Heart of the Matter (and the Donor)

A local coffee shop often puts out two “competing” tip jars to encourage reluctant tippers. University of Michigan or Michigan […]

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The New Challenge for Arts and Cultural Nonprofits

How is your organization changing the world? You know your work is important. But when you are part of an […]

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Creating a Safe Space for Your Donors

At a recent seminar I attended, a representative of a home security system company said that she’s noticed they sell […]

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The Secret Upside of Downsized Donor Bases

While American philanthropic giving is increasing every year, Eileen R. Heisman of the National Philanthropic Trust points out in her […]

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7 Reasons to Focus on “In the Will” Gifts

There is a revolution happening in fundraising today, and nonprofits that invest wisely today will be the ones who see […]

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