There’s a problem with measuring your year in twelfths. It works for expenses like rent, which is the same each month. But it doesn’t work for insurance which sits at 0% of budget until the month it’s due and then zooms all the way to 100%. Or printing, which seems to oscillate...Read More
Many organizations time their donor events for the fall months. Doing so entangles them with everything else normally scheduled for the fall. Some advance planning now – in May – will save you the traffic jams later. I differentiate donor events from fundraising events in that...Read More
May is a month when you turn the corner from the campaigns of the spring to outdoor activities in the summer and plans for the fall. Build in some time for reflection for sure, but realize that it’s not too early to begin planning for those fall donor events and appeals. I’m...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.