To maximize endowment gifts, fundraisers need to focus a donor’s desired impact for the gift; not just determine the minimum amount. In this Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner provides tips on how to ensure the right endowment amount is set.
Retaining Campaign Volunteers: Getting the right people on board is a crucial step requiring careful planning, but retaining those volunteers can require even more strategic effort.
It is planning time! In many development shops leaders have accelerated planning to get a jump on the fiscal year, but for most, annual planning takes place around the turn of the year. The prevalence of the exercise we know as planning suggests that it is beneficial, yet the groans that greet the announcement of a planning process suggest that many are not convinced of its value or are unsure how go about it. How can we determine what makes for good planning?