The Nonprofit Wrap-Up – August 2017

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Nonprofit Wrap Up

We wanted to share with you some nonprofit articles, opinions and resources that caught our eye in the month of August.

2 Keys to Keeping Board Members Engaged: Interview with Rachel Muir – “In this interview, internationally recognized nonprofit founder and thought leader Rachel Muir joins Amy Eisenstein to discuss board engagement.”
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Do you need a makeover for your fundraising appeal? – “There’s definitely an art to writing a great appeal. But don’t despair! There are things you can do right now that will improve your letter.”
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2 Stories You Must Tell During Year-End Fundraising – “As you sit down to write the year-end appeal for your non-profit, there are a lot of things you could write. But what would be the most persuasive for your donors to hear?”
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Why great fundraisers tell unfinished stories – “Here’s one of the toughest things in fundraising, a change in the way you tell stories that can dramatically improve results: Tell stories without endings.”
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Four-Step Master Plan for Your Year-End Campaign – “Let’s make the most of the giving season and nail your fall fundraising campaign! Here’s a smart, concise master plan for your year-end campaign.”
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The Ultimate Guide to Nonprofit Strategic Planning Board Retreats

So is a board retreat a necessary part of the strategic planning process? I say yes! Here’s how to get started.
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Top 10 Ways to Upgrade Nonprofit Donors

If you don’t satisfy donors who made a good bet in investing in you, they’ll go elsewhere. As soon as you receive a gift, you should begin to think about how to get the next one.
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The Pique Technique – How It Can Enhance Your Fundraising Ask Strings

There are many implications for nonprofit fundraisers making solicitations, either in-person, electronically or by mail. One of the best opportunities to test the effectiveness of the technique is instances when you’re using an Ask String.
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Cody Lawson

Cody Lawson

Quality Assurance Analyst at Bloomerang

Cody is a Quality Assurance Analyst at Bloomerang.

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