Monthly Archives: April 2014

What’s It Really Worth?

Let’s face it.  We in the fundraising profession love to get donations, especially checks with a digit followed by a lot of zeroes.  Sometimes they do come with restrictive strings attached, but they are easy to put a value on.  … Continue reading

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You Called Me What?

If you own a television, you have seen those commercials.  Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi, Ford and Chevy, Dish Network and Comcast, many cell phone companies, and of course, political candidates, try to make themselves look good by running down … Continue reading

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Loose Lips

Shortly after I moved to Oregon in the mid 1980s, I met a guy who was the childhood friend of a mutual friend.  We had a good deal in common, including our musical tastes, our love for the great outdoors, … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Support the Cause, Don’t Take the Job

I know a lot of fundraising professionals.  Some fundraising professionals are like myself.  They are effective fundraisers because they are passionate about the causes they support.  They have a deep connection to the mission, and that connection drives them to … Continue reading

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