Tag Archives: Partnerships

Where Will It Go and Who Will Remember You?

I write this post, not only for my regular audience of nonprofit professionals, but also to my friends for whom this applies. Like most people, I have many friends that I have acquired over my lifetime.  I love them all … Continue reading

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When Will We get that Money?

Over the years, I have been involved with a number of organizations which were supported by businesses that did fundraisers for their causes.  They usually involved holding an event at their establishments and gave us a percentage of 25% to … Continue reading

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Be Ready to Deliver What You Promise

In 2008, the jazz band at my daughter’s school had an opportunity to compete in the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival held in Moscow, Idaho.  This was at a time when the economy was awful, and about half of the parents … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t You Thank as Well as You Ask?

Over the month of December,  my parents received scores of appeals from a variety of organizations, national and local, big and small, asking them for their support.  Some were from organizations that they had supported in the past, and some … Continue reading

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If You Want Business Support For Your Organization, Meet People in Business

I have talked to a lot of organizations over the past few years.  I have had informational interviews, job interviews, and some general conversations about organizational fundraising.  Topics of conversation generally centered around things like grant writing, major gifts, and … Continue reading

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It’s the Little Things that make the Relationship Last

About this time last year, I wrote a post entitled “Giving Credit to those who Influenced Me the Most”, which I recently reposted when I moved my archived posts to WordPress.  It was a letter of love about my parents … Continue reading

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Cause Marketing

If you watch TV these days, you have probably seen the ad for 5 Hour Energy Drink’s newest flavor, Pink Lemonade.  Living Essentials, LLC, the company that makes the energy drink has teamed with the Avon Breast Cancer Foundation to … Continue reading

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