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Wheelock's Giving Day Case Study

Case Study Download: Wheelock College’s Successful Giving Day

As the end of the fiscal year for many institutions approaches, an integral step to future success is to evaluate what worked this year and what could be improved next year. Planning your annual fund marketing campaign is critical to the success…
Annual Funds Deserve Annual Plans

Annual Funds Deserve Annual Plans – Is Yours Ready for FY’18?

The long and winding road to annual giving success starts with developing an annual fund plan. Annual giving is complex and having a roadmap ahead of time allows you to prepare for the possible speed bumps and detours. Your road to annual giving…
8 Fundraising Trends

8 Trends to Spring Your Annual Fund Marketing Forward

There’s something intricate about annual fund marketing – especially if you want to go beyond the basics of annual giving and create actionable strategies that will help you expand your program for long-term success. It’s our goal to…
Monthly Giving Program

Build a Monthly Giving Program

Incentivize monthly giving and increase donor retention With 2017 underway, you may be setting goals and developing new ideas – ideas that could lead to the next pivotal initiative for your school or organization. For many fundraising…
Successful Fiscal Year

‘Tis the Season to Ensure a Successful Fiscal Year

Give Your Organization the Gift of Revaluation and Retooling December means many things to many people, companies and organizations. Besides the obvious realization that the holiday season is in full gear and the upcoming New Year is just…
Dan Noonan, VP of Business Development

BCG Names Dan Noonan Vice President of Business Development

BCG has named Dan Noonan as Vice President of Business Development. Noonan will be responsible for leading BCG’s sales team and working with the marketing team in order to align sales and marketing goals. Dan Noonan started with BCG more…
Keep Your Donors

Keep Your Donors - You Earned Them

Welcome to July—a new fiscal year for many organizations, and with that comes new fundraising goals. Wait, what is that? You still need to close out last year? And you feel overwhelmed doing both at the same time? I get it! That’s a lot…
Show Impact

How Do You Show Impact?

One of the questions that gets passed around within the nonprofit development world is: how do you convert a non-donor to a donor? And the answer that is commonly floated is: show the impact of their gift. I know what you’re thinking: But…
Fundraising Possibility is in the Air

Possibility Is In The Air

The weather is warmer than ever, it’s light out earlier, and before we know it, the first day of spring will be here. Everything feels fresh and new once the weather is warm enough to not wear a coat out of the house in the morning. Don’t…
Fundraising Appeal Letter Hacks

Stand Out From The Crowd(ed Mailbox): 5 Fundraising Appeal Letter Hacks

Add some muscle to your next appeal letter to help it stand out in a crowded mailbox. During the holiday season, everything that comes into your mailbox, from bills to credit card offers, are adorned in festive colors and glitter. So, it helps…
Regis College's Challenge Results

School Challenges Unite Alumni & Friends

 School Challenges are one of the best ways to boost alumni participation quickly. Regis College ran a successful school challenge after receiving a generous pledge to the annual fund of $25,000. A Regis couple asked their fellow alumni and…
Bentley University's Philanthropy Week

Spotlight: Bentley University's Philanthropy Week

#bentleygives Bentley created a week of on-campus activities, all centered on philanthropy. For 2015, this week of events was creatively branded with the slogan, "Bentley Runs on Philanthropy," a spinoff of the Dunkin’ Donuts "America…