Keeping in Touch with Your Foundation Donors

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By Teri S. Blandon, GPC, CFRE; Vice President for External Relations, PAI The 2016 election caused massive disruptions to many people, personally and professionally. As I work for a women’s reproductive rights advocacy organization, the election results caused us to pivot quickly. Immediately, we had to pull back our annual appeal letter (which was at the printer) and completely rewrite … Read More

How 100 Years Sparked a Giving Platform that Connected Donor’s Passions with Changed Lives

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By Becky Jascoviak, MBA – GPF Board Member and Grant Writer at Kids Alive International   Kids Alive International, the organization I am blessed to serve, is celebrating 100 years of ministry this year. It’s an incredible milestone that very few companies reach, let alone non-profit organizations. What do 100 years look like? In 1916… The Eiffel Tower was the tallest … Read More

Learning by doing

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Hélène Pereira da Silva Senior Fundraiser, MS International Federation, Certified by the UK Institute of Fundraising April, 2015 A French and Brazilian fundraiser currently based in London, I’m a proud part of the MS International Federation team. We’re the only global network of nonprofits working to change the face of multiple sclerosis for people affected by this debilitating disease, … Read More