Are you ready for the election season? Me neither. Aside from the every-four-years political craziness, the presidential election in 2016 will present some challenges for your fall appeal planning as well. The bottom line is that few people will be paying attention to renewal...Read More
As many of you know I am working with the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association (PALTA) on a Feasibility Study related to membership. As part of that work, I have been revisiting much that I have written and shared related to membership programs – including Rally workshops on...Read More
The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation has about 6,000 members who gave money last year. If they add people who gave money in 2014 and 2013 (but not in 2015), the total list numbers about double that – call it 12,000. Each year, INHF mails to this larger group with a nice, short...Read More
Development for Conservation helps conservation organizations raise more money from individual members and donors by improving renewal, upgrade, cultivation, and major gift development systems.