Monthly Archives: May 2010

We get letters: When is it OK for a nonprofit to ask for money to meet a need?

Great question arrived over the comment transom this week from faithful blog buddy Herb R: My question does not apply to this post specifically, but TG in general. I have been reading your blog and the Mission Increase web site … Continue reading

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What the Jehovah’s Witnesses can teach us about P/E/O

In this space we previously wrote about What The Mormons Can Teach Us About Major Donor Development. In the interest of providing equal time for all cults [Editor’s note: that’s a joke], we highlight today an absolutely fascinating piece from … Continue reading

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When does fundraising become unethical? When fundraisers act as takers, not lead givers

Jim Harries had me from hello. Even the title of his post on the Lausanne Global Conversation site–Biblical Giving, Holding Donors Accountable–is about the best five word summary of why Biblical fundraising and development is–and must be–different than any secular … Continue reading

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