Posted By: Izabela Piasecka-Latour and Tracey Church
Thu Nov 9th, 2017
If someone “can't see the forest for the trees,” it means they get so caught up in small details that they fail to see the bigger picture. This applies to campaign preparation. In part one of this series, we examine the internal factors (the "trees") to consider when developing a strong campaign.
Just as airline pilots who miscalculate their flight path by a single degree can end up many miles off course, prospect development professionals who fail to uphold best practices can inadvertently hurt their organization’s efforts to reach their goal on schedule.
Donor-advised funds (DAFs) certainly aren’t a new philanthropic trend, but they are gaining momentum. What are DAFs? Who uses them? Why are they so popular? How can your organization maximize gifts from DAFs? Read this feature!
The recession remains closer than it appears in our rearview mirror and some organizations are still striving to return to pre-2008 budgets and staffing. ROI, though, is not an entirely new concept; it is a new name for an old pursuit.