Seven things organizations should keep top of mind when considering hiring fundraising counsel but often neglect to do.
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”.
“Perfection is the enemy of progress.”
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.
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.
Successful major gift solicitations, hiring a winning job candidate, and selecting the right fundraising counsel all have one thing in common: a face-to-face meeting works best.
The most important and first step for an organization is to determine what they need. Getting a good proposal is about knowing how to put together a request for proposal.
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.
How do you know what criteria you need to consider when selecting counsel? One of the best ways is to ask the experts!
By: David Shufflebarger MINDING MILLENIALS I have the impression that a lot of folks over 35 are dismissive of millennials, putting them out of their mind because of some preconceived notions such as ‘entitled, unreliable, or glued to their screens.’ Thus I was struck by this confluence of headlines over a couple of weeks inRead More Minding Millenials