Let’s nominate April as “Foundation Month” – the month where you lay out all your plans for the next twelve months related to foundations and corporate foundations. So in April, you will be researching possible foundation prospects and/or recruiting volunteers to the task,...Read More
Right now, you know every member who will be renewing this year (assuming, of course, that you have members who renew every year). You know what they gave last year about this time. And you know what you will be asking them to give this year. In other words, you have everything...Read More
It’s time to dig out that appeal letter you wrote a couple of weeks ago (See Writing Appeal and Recruitment Letters). The best writing percolates for a few days or weeks before being edited, and the secret to all good writing is in the editing. This week, we’ll take a longer...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.