The market is down and we are all stuck at home. One thing hasn’t changed: foundations are required to spend 5% of their corpus.
Sometimes the most effective giving is small, personal, and even “under the table.” That can have the greatest impact in a person’s life.
Foundation officers are coy—and busy. Here’s how to craft a successful LOI to capture their attention in the brief time that you have.
Why is it so hard to effectively communicate my point? Perhaps because you know too much. Here’s how to step back and strengthen your donor communications.
Personality testing can help your hiring process, but it can also obscure your decision.
If you work for a foundation, you probably don’t get much negative feedback. As a neutral party, I’m here to tell you what your grantees won’t.
Q1 is here, so it’s time to look ahead. This is what every fundraising director should do to start the new year.
Major gifts fundraising may seem oblique if you are new to it. Here are four tips to help your hospital or medical center launch a major gifts effort.
Too often fundraising is reactive rather than proactive, hindering growth and creating a frenzied and hectic development culture. Take some time at the beginning of the year to set goals, plans, and strategies.
After wading through the thicket of Giving Tuesday emails, here’s the top 10 recommendations for next year.