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It’s Late. Do You Know Where Your Donors Are?

Posted May 2nd, 2017

Some of you will remember public service announcements that were typically broadcast on a Friday or Saturday evening after the late news reports. They would say something like, “It’s 10:30. Do you know where your children are?” If you knew the answer, all was well. If you did not know where your children were, you …Read More

“Do Your Homework”: One Donor’s Perspective on Fundraising Strategies That Work

Posted May 2nd, 2017

A donor shares his passion for benefitting his community, including what most influences him to give to a particular cause and mistakes some fundraisers make. Michael J. Bruns is a businessman and civic leader in Memphis, Tenn. Following the sale of his company, Comtrak Logistics, and his retirement in 2010, Bruns began focusing more of …Read More

Your Donor’s Voice

Posted May 2nd, 2017

Note: In the print version of Give & Take, this story is running in two parts. Part one was featured in the May 2017 issue and part two will appear in the June 2017 issue. The article is available online below in its entirety. Donor testimonials can be an essential part of sharing your mission. Advertisers …Read More

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