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BWF Points of Practice – High-Impact Prospect Development

BWF Points of Practice – High-Impact Prospect Development

In the August 2015 issue of Bentz Whaley Flessner’s Points of Practice, we’re providing an update on the 2013 predictions of BWF Principal Josh Birkholz with regards to the five key ways that prospect development would transform fundraising. Two years later, we’re revisiting his predictions. Which ones hit the mark? What’s missing or new that he didn’t predict?

Donor Stewardship Expert Advice from 29 Industry Leaders

Donor Stewardship Expert Advice from 29 Industry Leaders

Donor stewardship is one of the most, if not the most, important activities a nonprofit does. Nonprofit Easy’s recent blog post, featuring input by BWF’s own Bond Lammey, offers a comprehensive list of tips for success and pitfalls to avoid related to thanking and recognizing your donors. Bond’s tip? Make sure you thank donors before you ask again!

Maximum Capacity: Establishing Common-Sense Metrics for Prospect Research

Maximum Capacity: Establishing Common-Sense Metrics for Prospect Research

We all know what amount of production is theoretically possible for a prospect research shop. However, the theoretical often breaks down once real-life circumstances are considered. What factors should we look to, then, to establish prospect research metrics? This article outlines some different ways to think about metrics for your prospect research shop, regardless of size.