Blog posts from August 2015
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Tuesday, August 25:
Wednesday, August 26:
Donor acquisition can be a daunting task for smaller grassroots organizations. Who has the time, the staffing, or the resources for a donor acquisition strategy when you’re a staff of a few, or none?
We’ve compiled a selection of just a few of the tips discussed during the recent panel discussion Donor Acquisition Beyond Direct Mail:
Southern Exposure has announced round 9 of the Alternative Exposure grant program.
Wednesday, August 12:
Thursday, August 13:
LIVESTREAM Donor Acquisition Beyond Direct Mail
Ten years ago, I received a call asking, "Would you be interested in joining our board?" It would have been helpful to have a list of questions to ask current board members and the executive director before I began this journey.