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Major Gift Development: What’s All The Fuss?

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The last 13 weeks have been devoted to a series on capital campaign development, but whether you tuned in to that conversation or not, you are likely to have been exposed to the concept of major gift development. I will soon begin a series on the development of an annual campaign plan, but before I.

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Be Sure the Shoe Fits: Differentiation And Campaign Planning

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This article originally appeared in Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools’s fall issue of its quarterly publication, HaYidion. Before launching a private consulting practice, I served for five years as director of development at a sizable Orthodox school in a major metropolis. On my first visit as a consultant to a small school, I found.

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“Building Your Brand” Recap

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Hi everyone! Becca here. I’m taking over Amy’s blog this week because I was so inspired by our “Building Your Brand” Speaker Series session yesterday that I wanted to share my thoughts with you. You probably saw in Amy’s last blog post that Giving Tree Associates was looking forward to hosting a group of incredible.

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Brand New Thinking

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You may have received an invitation to next week’s Speaker Series program, “Building Your Brand”. Why, you might ask, would a firm that specializes in fundraising, leadership development and strategic planning offer an afternoon dedicated to branding to its clients and prospective clients? This would be a reasonable question. And the answer is that Giving.

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St. Louis in July? Why You Should Attend More Conferences

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I know I promised to talk about training your board committee chairs this week, but I am interrupting our regular broadcasting (don’t worry, it’s on the agenda for next week – I will indeed get to it) to create a quick commercial for conference attendance. Shocking, given that most fundraising conferences have a reputation for.

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