Decoding Donor Nasty-grams…And How to Handle Without Losing Your Cool

Kate Hughes

Help! My Donors Are Moving to Florida!

When I first sat down to write this blog, it occurred to me that this topic would be most applicable to our NY/NJ/CT clients. After all, these are the “sister states” of Sunny Florida. But as I thought about it further, in an increasingly digital and remote world, the phenomenon applies to all of us.

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COVID-19’s Unexpected Upside: Lots of New Donors. Now What???

The COVID-19 pandemic is certainly an unprecedented crisis, but for nonprofits weathering its effects, it is also a mandate—one that demands organizations communicate with donors with empathy, proactivity, and creativity. In difficult times, successful organizations “step on the gas” rather than retreat, knowing that this is a time to do more, not less. With cancelled

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Planned Giving: A Tactful Approach

Many people have approached us for advice about asking for gifts, including planned gifts, which may be particularly sensitive in these times. Below, senior consultant Greer Polansky answers the most commonly asked questions about planned giving and COVID. 1) Is it appropriate to continue planned giving discussions right now? The short answer is yes, for

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Fundraising During the COVID-19 Crisis

As we continue to monitor developments regarding COVID-19, we hope that everyone in our community remains healthy and safe. The situation is fluid and its impact on our communities will continue to evolve. There is no question that this represents a period of significant change for our country. To that extent and through conversations that

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