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Nonprofit Fundraising: Your Bucket is LEAKING!

Posted by Ellen Bristol on Wed, Jul 06, 2011 @ 11:03 AM

We began our Leaky Bucket Assessment for Effective Fundraising in May of this year, and already we are seeing some trends that should give all fund-development professionals food for thought.  But we need YOUR assessment to help validate our findings, so please, just visit -Leaky Bucket for Effective Fundraising to complete yours.  It's free, it only takes 5 minutes, and when you're done, I'll be happy to review it with you personally. 


Fund Development Needs Strong Leadership

Posted by Admin Admin on Thu, Sep 30, 2010 @ 10:42 AM

If there is ever a time for your organization's  leadership to rethink  fundraising practices, it's now, in this period of economic uncertainty.  We all know money is tight; maybe this is not the right time to seek huge gifts or risk launching a major event.  But it IS the right time to evaluate the sustainability of your fund development efforts so you can achieve consistent and predictable funding at controllable costs.  And that takes leadership.


Is your fund development plan sustainable?

Posted by Admin Admin on Wed, Sep 15, 2010 @ 03:36 PM

Does your nonprofit have a fund development process? Is that process sustainable?  Or is it "leaking" productivity and sustainability all over the place? Big questions, but not a lot of good answers out there


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