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1 08, 2017

Alert to Nonprofit Executives: It Takes Money to Make Money

By |August 1st, 2017|blog, development, leadership|Comments Off on Alert to Nonprofit Executives: It Takes Money to Make Money

A couple of years ago, I wrote an article called, “It’s All About the Benjamins,” which addressed the need for nonprofit organizations to invest in their people and operations. During the last few weeks, I was approached by a major vendor to see about aligning my thought leadership with them. As of this writing, we're [...]

23 02, 2017

A Young Boy’s Life-Changing Fundraiser for a Service Dog

By |February 23rd, 2017|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on A Young Boy’s Life-Changing Fundraiser for a Service Dog

Robert is a 10-year-old boy who likes to play games. He's a great young boy who cares about his family, and he's fortunate to be a member of a large family of 12, which include seven brothers and sisters, two parents, an uncle by marriage and a baby cousin. He’s got a lot of love [...]

12 01, 2017

What Do Poverty and Climate Change Have to Do with Shoes?

By |January 12th, 2017|blog, branding, personal|Comments Off on What Do Poverty and Climate Change Have to Do with Shoes?

A recent study by the Pew Research Center, Americans have a great standard of living. Yes, we do have inequality in our country. That’s a global issue as well. However, we have more wealth in this country than people living in other nations. According to global standards 56 percent of Americans are considered high income [...]

22 11, 2016

A Conversation With a Nonprofit Fundraiser – Part 2

By |November 22nd, 2016|blog, development, leadership|Comments Off on A Conversation With a Nonprofit Fundraiser – Part 2

Last week I published the first part of my conversation with Neil, a strategist and fundraiser, which you can find by clicking here. This week I’d like to continue our discussion as the talk shifted to nonprofit leadership, management and donors. You’ve spoken a lot about the changes and investments nonprofits need to make. Do [...]

22 09, 2016

How to Promote Your Shoe Drive Fundraising Event

By |September 22nd, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on How to Promote Your Shoe Drive Fundraising Event

With the fall comes a lot of nonprofit fundraising events to promote. One of the best ones I’ve seen recently was with the Whitesboro Music Boosters out of Marcy, New York. Their coordinator, Robin Wynn, was searching out fundraising ideas and decided to do a shoe drive fundraiser. Throughout the year, Whitesboro Music Boosters does [...]

25 08, 2016

How to Hire Your Next Fundraiser

By |August 25th, 2016|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on How to Hire Your Next Fundraiser

We know there is a greater demand for fundraisers than there are talented people to fill the jobs. It doesn’t matter if you’re the CEO of a large organization or you have a small shop and are in need someone with smarts and skills to raise money for you. Philanthropy has changed a lot since [...]

16 02, 2016

5 Top Tips For Crowdfunding Success

By |February 16th, 2016|blog, branding, development|Comments Off on 5 Top Tips For Crowdfunding Success

 Not Your Father's Charity is pleased to feature the following guest post by Dolma Beresford, IFC Group Have you ever considered crowdfunding as a viable fundraising activity for your organisation, but didn’t know where to start? Here are five top tips to getting started. Start With Your Own Network To make a crowdfunding project successful [...]

2 02, 2016

5 Decisive Ways to Support Your Nonprofit Board’s Fundraising Efforts

By |February 2nd, 2016|blog, branding, personal|Comments Off on 5 Decisive Ways to Support Your Nonprofit Board’s Fundraising Efforts

You want to succeed in your fundraising. One of the best places to begin is with your board. It doesn’t matter what type of board giving policies you have and it’s not important who serves on your board. Every board needs the support and motivation to raise money for their organization. All boards have a [...]

15 09, 2015

Boost Your Annual Fundraising Revenue With These Tips

By |September 15th, 2015|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Boost Your Annual Fundraising Revenue With These Tips

If you’re a nonprofit fundraiser, you’ve started thinking about your year-end appeal. You want to make it compelling, of course. You want to have the best images that capture your work. You also want to accompany this photography with written copy that will move to give to your organization. Many nonprofits rise and fall with [...]

6 08, 2015

A Discussion of the Past, Present and Future of the Nonprofit Sector – Part 1

By |August 6th, 2015|blog, development|Comments Off on A Discussion of the Past, Present and Future of the Nonprofit Sector – Part 1

Last week I had the opportunity to speak to a philanthropist in her 80’s. Leigh (she asked me not to use her last name) actually worked in the nonprofit sector for decades only retiring last year. Those who know her consider her a master fundraiser having raised tens of hundreds of millions of dollars during [...]