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Yes! Boards Are Responsible For Fundraising

In the charitable sector executives are often asked, “Is your board a fundraising board?”

As a former governance volunteer and a professional executive I believe all board members should be active in the cycle of fundraising and if not, they should resign. 561 more words


Meet Our New Fund Development Team Members!

By the Fund Development Team

We’re excited to welcome to our Girl Scout family Margaret Hartzell and Shinica Thomas, who will be serving as Individual Giving Directors on the Fund Development Team. 619 more words

Fund Development

Why do we pick on the elephant?

Elephants are the largest of all land mammals and are known for their intelligence, compassion, and love for their family and friends. So why do we have so many English idioms that pick on elephants? 442 more words

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7 Tips For Evaluating Your Fundraising Gala

In today’s environment of accelerated pace of change and the importance for charities to demonstrate their impact the execution of robust evaluative processes has become a strategic imperative. 611 more words


7 Tips to Achieve a High Impact Fundraising Gala

“It’s showtime!”  

Your team has worked tirelessly. They sold out the gala, secured sponsors, prepared scripts, the production is set and the meal is in final preparation. 638 more words


15 Tips for Producing a Fundraising Gala

Creating a quality guest experience is synonymous with providing a positive donor experience when hosting your fundraising gala. Regardless of size – gala or hosting charity – an event that resonates with your guests and reinforces your cause is more likely to be achieved with thoughtful planning and execution. 887 more words


You Just Won the Lottery...Now What? Having an Expense Plan in Place.

“It takes money to make money.”

It is beneficial to invest monetarily in our programs when we are seeking to grow and  expand our reach.  With the beginning of a 4-H  membership fee charge in September 2016, we will find ourselves with a new revenue stream.  529 more words

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