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Three Ways to Attract and Hold Attention From Prospective Donors

Posted July 1st, 2013

In order to communicate with donors, you first need to get their favorable attention. Consider these suggestions to make the most of interactions with your donors now and in the future. 1. Talk at the proper level. Gift planning can appeal to everyone from those who have diligently worked a lifetime to accumulate assets to those who inherited wealth or have …Read More

Use Down Time This Summer to Improve Donor Communications

Posted July 1st, 2013

You may find yourself slowing down this summer, preparing for a busy fall of working with donors. Instead, consider spending any free time you may have reflecting on these important activities that shouldn’t be overlooked. 1. Focus on more effective communications with your donors. While it may be easiest to provide information on a single …Read More

Deferred Gifts to Higher Education Rebound

Posted July 1st, 2013

Estimated contributions to colleges and universities in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2012, rose by 2.3 percent to a total of $31 billion. Leading the way were reports of gift annuities, charitable trusts and other deferred gifts, which were up 15.3 percent. This dramatic increase continues a trend that started a year earlier in …Read More

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