Articles by Pamela Barden
How to Say “Thank You” to Donors at Year-End
How to say “thank you,” and create the nonprofit organization that is known for truly valuing its donors.
When to Say “No” to “Me, too!” in Fundraising
"Me, too!” responses may be big risks when it comes to nonprofit fundraising. Here are 3 mistakes nonprofits make when it comes to donor communications.
Your Fundraising Decision Making Yardstick: Recruit-Retain-Reactivate
We should never grow stale and stop trying new things. But with that comes a responsibility to keep focused on our Recruit–Retain–Reactivate measurement.
It’s a New Day for Fundraising . . . Or Is It?
Fundraising methodologies are constantly evolving, but people still donate because they believe an organization has the best potential to address a situation they care about, and they were asked.
Arrogance in Nonprofit Leadership: It Just Doesn’t Belong Here
The disease of arrogance may not hurt the carrier, but it can kill the passion of those around him or her. Here are ways to protect yourself from it.
The Old and The New: It’s Always Our Challenge
As fundraisers, we must never stop asking, “Will this help deepen our organization’s relationship with donors?” That’s a great way to choose the tools we use, and those we set aside.