Monthly Archives: June 2010

Donors are the nonprofits of the future

“I have a goal of uniting the entire community of Abu Dhabi — the expats, the locals, the NGOs, the corporate sector, government interests and the diplomatic corps in service and humanitarian care,” she said. “The Salvation Army is a … Continue reading

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The Three Fundraising Questions: A Development Fable

(A fundraiser’s retelling of Tolstoy’s The Three Questions.) One day it occurred to a certain executive director of a large and famous nonprofit organization that if he only knew the answers to three fundraising questions, his nonprofit would never struggle … Continue reading

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In real fundraising magic, the donor becomes part of the story. Literally.

What is the magic moment in fundraising? Tom at The Agitator points to this answer from Canadian fundraiser Fraser Green: The “magic moment,” as I call it, is when the audience stops being an audience – and becomes a part of … Continue reading

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