A Story to Show the Power of Monthly Donors

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This is the most amazing little story from Catholic Extension: Devoted to the Cause http://www.catholicextension.org/how-we-help/stories-faith/devoted-cause¬† I encourage you to click the link and read the full story about Virginia and Richard Miles. In brief, they are just a regular couple … probably middle-income, likely focused mostly on raising their family and doing what they can to improve the world.¬†And yet, …

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Fundraising ProTip: Cultivating Board Members as Donors

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The first thing to know about raising money with/from your board is: Every board in the history of nonprofits has been bad at raising money. The second thing to know is: Every fundraiser in the history of nonprofits has taken their board’s support for granted. You can beat the odds on both of these today by simply sending a personal …