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#nofinishline

For Loyola University Chicago, March was a month to remember. As an alum and an avid season basketball ticketholder, I was aware back in December that Loyola had a solid basketball team. 324 more words

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Major Gift Work Ahead!

I have been working with a not for profit client that wanted to have a more robust major gift program. This organization has been busy doing the basics…hosting a few fundraising events, orchestrating several mail appeals, writing some grants and also managing some marketing and social media efforts. 499 more words

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When “No” is a Good Thing!

Lately, I have been spending a lot of my time working with a client that is the midst of a capital and endowment campaign. It’s been an amazing journey for this client as they have raised more money than ever before AND they secured the largest gift they have ever realized in their long history of service and good work.  358 more words

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Keeping your donors engaged and inspired

As of this writing, we have only experienced 2018 for just a few short weeks, and yet, much has transpired in the world. We’ve seen more controversy in US politics, feel deeply saddened about all that our Olympic women’s gymnastics team members have endured, and, watched, cried and prayed for all those that have been affected by the catastrophic mud slides in California. 499 more words

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Making Connections

Have you heard that the secret to success lies in the very thing you’re avoiding? I’ve found this to be true and it applies to our personal lives as well as the development process. 371 more words

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...'tis the season

Last night, I attended the fourth benefit in as many weeks.  It is indeed the “event” season.

As I think back on each of the events, I am grateful that we have such wonderful nonprofits doing amazing work in the Chicago area.  411 more words

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Are Your Letting Donors Kick the Tires?

Think back to the last time you bought a car. Was it from a dealership, or the used car lot down the street? You probably took it for a test drive – and had an opportunity to “kick the tires” as my dad used to say. 295 more words

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