Fundraising Advice

A Conversation about Community Engagement Curators

An increasing number of museums and cultural centers are adding community engagement curators (CECs) to their staffs to build two-way conversations about how to make our work more relevant to our neighbors and to give them a voice in what we do within and outside the museum walls.

How To Choose The Best Fundraising Counsel For Your Nonprofit

Seven things organizations should keep top of mind when considering hiring fundraising counsel but often neglect to do.

David King Live on Business RadioX

David King talks with the High Velocity Radio hosts about how to strategically set your donor board up for success, pitfalls to avoid when planning your fundraising budget, and just how Alexander Haas helps “transform institutions that transform lives”.

Five Ways Perfection is Killing Your Fundraising Progress

“Perfection is the enemy of progress.”

3 Ways to Keep Your Donors Coming Back

What influences donors to come back year after year to your organization? Let’s take a look at the top three reasons donors cite for giving in the "2017 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and Worth", and how you can use this knowledge to keep your donors loyal to your organization.

A Step-by-Step Guide for Notifying Counsel

The final stage – notifying candidates of your decision – appears obvious. However, in their eagerness to begin work with the firm they’ve selected, some organizations fail to do a good job of notifying firms who were not selected.

3 Ways to Start Your Search for Fundraising Counsel

The first task is to identify a pool of firms to begin the selection process.  There are a number of resources for identifying firms, but before you start looking, you need to decide what you are looking for.

Fundraising Experts Share Their Top Tips for Choosing Outside Counsel

How do you know what criteria you need to consider when selecting counsel?  One of the best ways is to ask the experts!