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June 6, 2022

Fundraiser or Social Worker…Who Are You?

Fundraiser or Social Worker…Who Are You is a nonprofit veteran’s take on the different roles one plays when raising big gifts. Here’s what Norman Gildin has […]
February 22, 2022

Major Gifts Ramp-Up VIDEO OVERVIEW

PRESS THE PLAY BUTTON ABOVE Major Gifts Ramp-Up VIDEO OVERVIEW provides fans of the MGRU Model a fast-paced animated video covering the three phases (and all […]
January 29, 2022

Jim Eskin Fundraising – No Quick Fixes

Jim Eskin Fundraising – No Quick Fixes is National Development Institute’s celebration of one of America’s great nonprofit champions. Here’s what Eskin has to share about […]
January 23, 2022

Major Gifts Ramp-Up Cloud w Jimmy LaRose

The Major Gifts Ramp-Up Cloud (Version 11) super platform has been designed to support organizations who successfully implement the Major Gifts Ramp-Up fundraising model. Recognized as […]
January 22, 2022

Major Gifts Ramp-Up Model w Jimmy LaRose

Major Gifts Ramp-Up is used by thousands of charities to raise the millions they need to need to accomplish their important mission. The Major Gifts Ramp-Up […]
May 28, 2020

Maxie Carpenter Challenges Charities to Maximize Corporate Partnerships

Maxie Carpenter Challenges Charities to Maximize Corporate Partnerships is Carpenter’s take on how to make a “reciprocal ask.” Here’s what the founder of The Leadership Consortium […]
January 4, 2020

New Guidelines for Nonprofits – NANOE’s 2020 New Year’s Gift

New Guidelines for Nonprofits is an important part of the answer I will be providing nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers who request credible resources to […]
October 26, 2019

Maxie Carpenter Says, “Charities Need Outliers”

Maxie Carpenter says, “Charities Need More Outliers!” Maxie defines outliers as a data point on a graph or in a set of results that is very […]
October 16, 2019

Tony Clyburn Says, “Nonprofit Execs Need a Nap!”

Tony Clyburn has spent his career helping nonprofit executives publicize events from suicide prevention walks to fairs to road races etc. etc. Here’s what he has […]
October 6, 2019

Stefanie Stark Reveals 6 Marketing Gems for Thriving Nonprofits

Stefanie Stark determined six years ago that American entrepreneur, author, and humanitarian activist Dan Pallotta gave a TED Talk that rippled throughout our sector and had […]
July 27, 2019

NANOE Controversy – Is Charity Broken for Good?

NANOE and their 1,400 members have poignantly asked the question, “Is Charity Broken for Good?” This group of charitable leaders, named National Association of Nonprofit Organizations […]
July 4, 2019

Jimmy LaRose – Villain or Hero For Nonprofits?

I first heard of Jimmy LaRose after serving eight years on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Columbia, SC). I was privileged to hold […]
June 6, 2019

Foundation Grants – Five Secrets Grant Writers Won’t Tell You

Has anyone on your board suggested that you hire an expert grant-writing consultant to secure all that “magical money” foundations give out?  Have you mistakenly bought […]
June 5, 2019

Why Nonprofit Board Training Doesn’t Work

I recently received a flyer from a nonprofit consultant that had a catchy phrase on the cover. His big line was, “Stop LECTURING your Board Members […]
June 4, 2019

Feasibility Study Scam – Don’t Let The Consultants Fool You

Just wanted to take a moment to let you know that this article has been written for donors (not nonprofit execs or consultants). Our goal is […]