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Gratitude for Data and the FEP

Posted by Ben Miller on 11/2017

Thanksgiving is upon us, a time of year when we reflect upon those things in our lives that we are grateful for. From a nonprofit professional standpoint, I’d like to give thanks to The Growth in Giving’s Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP.)

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Topics: Donor Retention, Fundraising Strategies, Retention, Fundraising Effectiveness Project, FEP, Major Donors

Are you a Fundraising Fox or a Hedgehog?

Posted by Ben Miller on 11/2017

Yesterday on the Agitator, Roger wrote a post "But, It's Not Industry Standard." This post reminded me of the greek hedgehog parable.  "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing."  The basic premise is that the clever fox attempts to catch the hedgehog using a variety of strategies.  After hiding, sneaking, pouncing, and chasing the fox is not successful.  The one big thing the hedgehog knows is how to defend itself.  

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Topics: Fundraising Strategies

Webinar:  Upgrade Strategies

Posted by Your Coaches at DonorTrends on 10/2017

 

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Topics: Lifetime Value, Annual Fund, mid-level upgrade, donor upgrading, Moves Management, Year End Strategy, Fundraising Strategies, Upgrade Strategies, Webinar

Fundraising Football!

Posted by Your Coaches at DonorTrends on 09/2017

I love football! 

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Topics: Lifetime Value, mid-level upgrade, major donor upgrade, donor upgrading, Moves Management, Year End Strategy, Fundraising Strategies, Upgrade Strategies, Major Donor Pipeline

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