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Stop Guessing About Your Donors

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 2, 2017 3:25:02 PM

This week's Movie Monday's fundraising tip is in.  I've shared it below - enjoy!

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Storytelling Tips From the Set of Hit TV Show NCIS

Posted by George Ritacco on Sep 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Hello - this week's Movie Mondays fundraising tip is in.  Chas. Floyd Johnson is a successful TV producer, putting out such projects and shows as Magum P.I. and Quantum Leap.  Check out this interview where Chas. shares his magic formula of keeping people engaged.  Enjoy!

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How to overcome donor resistance

Posted by George Ritacco on Sep 11, 2017 2:07:13 PM

Need a good fundraising tip?  Our friends at Movie Mondays have a new one this week and it's pretty good.  Check it out here.

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How Will the Back-to-School Rush Affect Your Fundraising Efforts?

Posted by George Ritacco on Aug 30, 2017 10:14:47 AM

Back-to-school season is upon us yet again, as is the rush of excitement and change that comes along with it. Approximately 77.2 million students - both children and adults - are expected to return to classes (from nursery school all the way through college) between the months of August and September. According to one study, Americans are expected to spend a combined $27 billion during this period on shopping alone, with much of that money going towards necessities like clothing, school supplies and tech purchases like tablets and new computers.

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Putting Donors at the Center of Your Fundraising Program

Posted by George Ritacco on Aug 21, 2017 8:40:51 AM

This week's Movie Monday's Fundraising Tip is here.  Enjoy!

Do you ask yourself the following two questions?

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No Respect

Posted by George Ritacco on Aug 18, 2017 8:28:11 AM

Like Rodney Dangerfield, millennials get no respect. It’s a stereotype you’re probably all too familiar with: the “spoiled, narcissistic millennial.” When perpetuated, it leads to some sweeping generalizations about the work ethic, mindset, and values of millennials. They are discounted as the entitled generation, criticized for never leaving home, playing electronic games, taking no interest in anything outside themselves, having no manners, and basically thinking they are not compelled to do anything.

In a recent Time magazine article, author Joel Stein wrote: “In the U.S., millennials are the children of baby boomers, who are also known as the Me Generation, who then produced the Me Me Me Generation, whose selfishness technology has only exacerbated.” Stein went on to assert that “this new Me Me Me Generation has become damaged due to an overdose of self-esteem.”

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7 Pillars of a Major Gifts Program

Posted by George Ritacco on Aug 15, 2017 2:16:00 PM

Do you struggle with starting a gifts program at your agency for fundraising?

This weeks' Movie Monday's fundraising video has some great strategies to share - enjoy!

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The X Factor in Growing Your Nonprofit's Fundraising

Posted by George Ritacco on Aug 7, 2017 2:00:00 PM

This week's fundraising tips video is in from our friends at Movie Monday's!  In today's video Peter Drury rides in the Nonprofit Story Bus and reveals:

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How to Segment Donors

Posted by George Ritacco on Aug 2, 2017 9:22:05 AM

This week's fundraising tip video is in from the team at Movie Monday's.  Enjoy!

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Saying Thank You to Donors

Posted by George Ritacco on Jul 24, 2017 8:10:07 AM

This weeks Movie Mondays Fundraising video tip is here.  

Is it hard to get your board members to say “Thank You” to donors?

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