As an adviser to 60+ nonprofits across the U.S. and Canada, one of the most frequent questions I get asked is, how can we better engage our middle and major donors through direct response to generate more revenue and deepen our relationships? This is a question that my good friend, Dennis Van Kampen, President/CEO at […]
Same Kind of Different As Me
Excited to have had the opportunity to spend an entire day with some of the smartest marketers and fundraisers in the domestic hunger and poverty sector and the great team from Pure Flix, brainstorming launch strategies for the Paramount Pictures movie Same Kind of Different As Me.
We’re ending hunger in Eastern MA!
It’s always a good day for #fundraising and #endinghunger when I get to spend the day developing fundraising and communications strategy with my friend Suzanne Battit at The Greater Boston Food Bank.
GBFB does amazing work in the fight against hunger in Eastern Massachusetts, and I’m honored to play a small part in that.
As 2016 comes to a close and I look to 2017, I took some time to reflect on this blog. I love helping nonprofit leaders and fundraisers more effectively lead their organizations and raise massive amounts of money to fund their causes. That’s why I host this blog and share my insights on our sector. In […]
I’ve just reviewed results from three middle/major donor integrated direct response fundraising campaigns that my teams managed for various social service organizations over the last year. The numbers are astonishing! We’ll get to those in a second. First, I want to share some of the negative myths we’ve dealt with around these campaigns, and why […]
This afternoon I read an article about The Pittsburgh Foundation’s efforts to pressure Kimbia into making restitution for the disastrous crash of their system on the national Day of Giving a few weeks ago. For those of you who aren’t aware, Kimbia’s system is the back-end giving solution that many community foundations use to solicit and […]