Tag Archives: Donor Relationships

How to Get Face to Face with Your Donors

When asking the supporter for that face to face meeting, always give the donor the choice of when and where to meet. The donor should feel empowered and comfortable, not like a school kid called to the Principal’s office. You want them to be comfortable wherever they choose to meet. Continue reading

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Going A New Direction

Originally, I started this blog a few years ago while serving on the board for a nonprofit that serves the nonprofit community.  It began as a way for me to share my knowledge and opinions about fundraising and its effective … Continue reading

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Sales is to Donor Acquisition as Customer Service is to Stewardship

Nonprofit development departments have two basic purposes.  The first purpose is to build a base of financial support for the organization’s mission by acquiring people to donate to the cause.  The second purpose is to strengthen the relationships of those … Continue reading

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