#49: Where fundraising is going in 2022

On the eve of the new year 2022, there’s no mistaking that the world has changed—and that includes fundraising.  The role of charity and public society has certainly changed, but so have the expectations of donors.  Today, we invite a few smart fundraisers to share their prediction about what will matter most in fundraising in […]

#47: How to advance your donor’s hero story with Dr. Russell James

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Good fundraisers know that stories work better than statistics, that characters work better than calculations and that whoever tells the best story wins.  Still, we sometimes neglect the donor’s personal story…the story they are writing with their life. And if we start to understand that story, and those characters, it might lead to transformation gifts.  […]

#46: 4 steps to building your (personal) brand on LinkedIn with Anthony Jones

A picture of Anthony Jones talking about how to use LinkedIn for fundraising and nonprofits

LinkedIn is a powerful tool for staying up to date on career opportunities, yes. But it can also make you more valuable as a fundraiser and nonprofit leader by building your personal brand.  If you’re on LinkedIn but you’re not very active, you don’t know what to post, or you’re not sure it’s even worth […]