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Planned Giving During COVID-19: An Expert’s Thoughts

by Brian Saber

COVID-19 has brought about mind-blowing challenges for our non-profit world. Fundraising is currently a roller coaster. It’s hard to know some days what the next step should be.

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How To Choose the Right Prospects

by Brian Saber

If you’re like most fundraisers, you’ve got way too many prospects. But here’s the thing, if you set out to cultivate everyone, you’ll cultivate no one. And if you cultivate no one, I can guarantee your solicitations won’t result in the gifts your organization needs to thrive!

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How to Get Your Fundraising Engine in Working Order

by Brian Saber

Ready to up your fundraising game? Then join me for “Don’t Ask, Don’t Get”, a FREE fundraising workshop starting July 20th. It’s easy, it’s free, and you’ll walk away a better asker – I promise!

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We Love Technology… Until We Hate It …and Its Relationship to Fundraising

by Brian Saber

What would we do without technology? And yet every day I find myself hating it at some point or another. I get to the point where I just can’t take it anymore. I feel like the relationship has soured and my technology is driving me rather than my using technology to improve my life. And I want to end the relationship.

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Setting the right tone in the age of Covid-19

by Sue Kindred

If all your stories are rosy and show how wonderful your nonprofit is at meeting its mission, it sparks the question, “Why do you need me if you’re so successful in what you do?”

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The Power of the Introvert During a Pandemic

by Brian Saber

COVID-19 has brought about mind-blowing challenges for our non-profit world. Fundraising is currently a roller coaster. It’s hard to know some days what the next step should be.

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An Ode to Fundraisers: The Work Isn’t Fun – It’s Important

by Brian Saber

COVID-19 has brought about mind-blowing challenges for our non-profit world. Fundraising is currently a roller coaster. It’s hard to know some days what the next step should be.

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Fundraising Events and the Pandemic: What to Do This Spring, Summer and Fall

by Brian Saber

COVID-19 has brought about mind-blowing challenges for our non-profit world. Fundraising is currently a roller coaster. It’s hard to know some days what the next step should be.

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What stories should we all be telling?

by Sue Kindred

If all your stories are rosy and show how wonderful your nonprofit is at meeting its mission, it sparks the question, “Why do you need me if you’re so successful in what you do?”

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Updating My Will with the Perspective of a Fundraising Professional

by Brian Saber

When I wrote my last will 18 years ago, my son was an infant and I was still “young!” Today he’s an adult and, at 57, I’m not feeling so young. Anyway, as a fundraiser I’ve always seen my planned gifts as part passion and part best practice. How could I talk to others about planned gifts if I didn’t make them myself, right?

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