Thoughts on Philanthropy

Thoughts on Philanthropy
Listening

The most important communication skill of a fundraiser is that of listening. It is listening that truly inspires the gift. (more…)

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You Must Ask

When we ask men and women why they haven’t given to the organization, the single, most often repeated answer is— they weren’t asked. At some…

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Never Be Satisfied

The successful fundraiser is not easily satisfied. Only the very best will do. (more…)

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Decisions Determine Resources

It is important to understand that resources do not determine decisions — Decisions determine resources.

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Raging Determination and Drive

The successful fundraiser believes that patience is not necessarily a virtue. They pull up the roots to see if the flowers are still growing. They…

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It’s Common Sense

To be a great fundraiser, it is essential you have common sense. (more…)

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Stewardship

By stewardship, I mean relating donors directly to the impact of their philanthropy. (more…)

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Gift Receipts

Receipts for a gift must be sent from the organization to the donor within 24 hours. (more…)

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Make Your Board Request Compelling and Urgent

I talked with dozens of men and women who were asked to serve on a board. They declined. I asked why. (more…)

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