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Pipeline Is NOT Equal to Forecast. Explain

Posted by Ellen Bristol on Tue, Apr 19, 2016 @ 02:30 PM

Does your forecasting feel like this? If so maybe we need to rethink things. One of the things I want to rethink is the difference between the pipeline and the forecast. 

The PIPELINE isn’t the same as the FORECAST. Even though we have almost always squished these two distinctive concepts into one, they're really not the same.  But there's an unquestioned assumption at work here.  

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Tags: pipeline, Sales, donors, Pipeline management, capacity building

Fundraising: Who Are You Raising Money for, Exactly?

Posted by Ellen Bristol on Thu, May 22, 2014 @ 07:45 PM

When it comes to fundraising,who are we raising the money for, exactly? I think we're raising it for our donors.

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Tags: Fundraising the SMART Way, donors, cause marketing

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