How Do You Move Donors to the Top of the Donor Pyramid?

While there are multiple versions of the fundraising pyramid and some experts may argue that no one level should be more important than the next, the inclination to move donors up the pyramid is key to successful fundraising.

Counting Down to #GivingTuesday

Only two weeks until #GivingTuesday. As you know, just as Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big shopping days, #GivingTuesday is a day dedicated to giving back. “On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the...

Happy National Philanthropy Day

“National Philanthropy Day® (NPD), November 15, is a celebration of philanthropy—giving, volunteering and charitable engagement—that highlights the accomplishments, large and small, that philanthropy—and all those involved in the philanthropic process—makes to our society and our world,” according to the National Philanthropy...

Refresh Your Staff on the Do’s and Don’ts for Year-End Appeals – What is Your Strategy?

With the end of the year quickly approaching, it is time for the final fundraising push of 2014.

Is Facebook Still Worth It For Fundraising? Here’s Why, Plus a Few Tips

Have you noticed a major drop in the amount of people who see your Facebook posts, on both personal and company pages? The issue at hand is that Facebook is making organic reach much more difficult. Facebook is charging for posts...

Are Development Strategies the Same Across Sectors?

We recently interviewed Brian Kish, who LLLS placed as the new President of the Emeril Lagasse Foundation . The former University of Arizona Foundation Senior Vice President switched sectors and we wondered how he thought an organization like Emeril’s would be...

The Difference Between Fundraising, Development, and Advancement?

The differences between fundraising, development, and advancement is a discussion worth having.