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Making a Difference in East Central Illinois and Beyond

[contact-form][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Website’ type=’url’/][contact-field label=’Comment’ type=’textarea’ required=’1’/][/contact-form] I’ve been busy in a good way. For the past nine months I’ve served as the Communications Chair for the Association of Fundraising Professionals East Central Illinois Chapter. The AFP is the premier professional association for the fundraising profession. Our Chapter is made up […]

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Growing Your Donor and Prospects Pool – Part 1

by Tim Montague, M.S., CFRE | @tgmontague | www.montaguebrands.com NOTE: This was originally published September 19, 2012 as guest post on the Taylor Studios blog (http://www.taylorstudios.com/blog/index.php/2012/09/19/growing-your-donor-and-prospects-pool/) Reaching a larger pool of prospects and donors is always a great way to expand your fundraising program. I caution all my clients that securing new donors is not […]

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Why Nonprofits Run Annual Fund Campaigns

The annual fund is probably the most common way that nonprofits, schools, clubs and other charitable organizations raise philanthropic dollars. But the annual fund can do much more for an organization than meets the eye. While money (unrestricted gift dollars!) is an important resource and certainly one of the goals of the annual fund, here […]

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Fundraising Fundamentals – the beginnings of a fundraising plan

Most nonprofit organizations want to raise charitable dollars from individuals, corporations and foundations. Here are some of the basics for raising money from individuals and corporations. For further reading see  Tom Broce’s Fund Raising: The Guide to Raising Money from Private Sources. First, goals and objectives for your organization must be established — you must […]

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