Category Archives: Stewardship

Do Your Donors Want Poetry or Prose?

How should you raise money for your cause? Fundraising can take many forms: grant proposals, appeal letters, events, or crowdfunding? It all depends whether your donors want poetry or prose. Raising Funds with Words that Sing My late brother Ron Fischman needed money. He had commissioned artist Debora Alanna to produce the beautiful cover illustration for… Read More »

Prospect Research: The Value Profile

  #174597458 / gettyimages.com I get excited when fundraisers present at Prospect Research conferences. Here’s a chance to hear from folks on the front lines to get a sense of what kind of research is critical to build relationships and secure gifts. Here’s an opportunity for some mutual patting on the back for doing good,… Read More »