7 Boring Ways to Transform Your Fundraising

Fresh out of college in the mid-1990s, I took a traveling sales job. My responsibility was to sell as many industrial tools and supplies as possible. (Yes, that’s just as exciting as it sounds.)

My liberal arts education hadn’t trained me to sell anything. Puzzled yet determined, I...

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Writing a Fundraising Appeal? Do This First

Last summer, I was given a project to write a content piece. The wonderful nonprofit client usually provides a full-page creative brief. Essentially, the brief is the plan for the project.

This time, though, I didn't get any such plan. The client's attention was focused on another important...

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