Category: donor centered
Donors For Life: How You Hear Them
Don Keel and I offered a seminar on January 12, 2022, to talk about the issue of donors and how to understand their motivations when giving to a charity. Motivations are related to the strong support of a cause; emotional support due to services rendered by the charity, prestige through arts groups or even engineering…
Old Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard Syndrome
Maintaining information beyond donations is a challenge for charities. It places the organization at risk when staff changes occurs and knowledge is lost.
To Train or Not To Train
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-92dqi-c1ea9f Training is the keystone to successful fundraising. Data is what moves an organization forward and when staff are unskilled in the tools used to manage data, black holes appear, organizational history is lost and the charity struggles to survive.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-bkp2q-baf118 Sitting down with a donor is an important relationship-building experience. What happens when fund development staff attend a meeting with less than reliable or complete information about the donor? A situation arises where the donor becomes aware that someone in the room is struggling to maintain a professional demeanor! How often have you been…