What To Do When Your Proposal Is Rejected

What To Do When Your Proposal Is Rejected

Even if you are a stellar fundraiser you will face rejection of some of your proposals. It happens. This is life. You merely get to decide how you will use this experience to improve your organization. You may not be what the funder is looking for at that moment after...
Donor Retention in Times of Uncertainty

Donor Retention in Times of Uncertainty

Earlier this month (April 2020) I taught four masterclasses on fundraising in time of uncertainty. In one of these a participant asked about donor retention in times of uncertainty. How to keep your donors at a time when you may not be able to do exactly (or at all)...
Requests for Donations

Requests for Donations

Recently, I have been receiving quite a few requests for donations. I have been telling my community of not-for-profits that indeed now seems a good time to call on people’s solidarity and ask for donations. What with the COVID-19 pandemic making everyone so much more...