A different look at “Deadlines drive donations”

Today is the start of the last week of the fiscal year for many nonprofits. And one thing we know about fundraising: deadlines drive donations. Year after year, we’ve seen even arbitrary deadlines like galas or the end of the fiscal year generate fundraising bumps. Do Deadlines Make Donors Act? The pandemic has me reflecting […]

[Guest Post] 6 Lessons Learned by Attending Virtual Fundraising Events

On a recent call, I heard a concept that really impressed me. Amanda Herlihy is the Director of DevelopmentSouth Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities Foundation. She knew that she was going to have to shift her fundraising events to a virtual format. So in addition to reading about virtual events and taking […]

Donor generosity is astounding – FundraisingCoach.com

When we entered the pandemic lockdown here in the United States, nonprofits were rightly concerned about potentially plummeting donations. Those of us who’d been in fundraising through disasters and economic downturns, knew there’d be an initial spike in giving. But based on our past experiences, we expected that spike to be short lived. Well, I’m […]

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