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APRIL BREAKFACTS: Donor Relations and Special Events

“Donors want to know that their gift means something, that it goes somewhere, and that the organization appreciates the contribution,” Marie Kelly explained at CNM’s April BreakFACTS “Progression of Giving: Donor Relations and Special Events” held on April 29, 2014.  Marie Kelly, Director of Corporate…

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March BreakFACTS: Major Gifts & Planned Giving

Attendees at the March BreakFACTS, “Progression of Giving: Major Gifts & Planned Giving” left with two crucial pieces of advice when working in major & planned giving: listen to your prospects and be patient about making the ask.  The workshop was led by Sharon Doyle,…

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January BreakFACTS

“You really want donors to feel good about giving to your organization.  People either want to save lives or change lives.  That’s what nonprofits do and that’s why donors give.” Doug Smith, Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Director of Development at Stonehill College, concluded…

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October BreakFACTS

The Center for Nonprofit Management’s October BreakFACTS, “Triumphs and Trials of the Grants Profession: A Panel Discussion,” was held on October 25, 2013. Four members from the Grant Professionals Association – Ellen Gugel, Maura Harrington, Larisa Pazmino, and Canyce Dostert – shared with the attendees…

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Gov’t Grants: Inside the Mind of the Reviewer

We’re always looking for an “insider’s edge” when it comes to getting money for our organizations. However, very few actually know where to look or what to look for when in search of this edge. One way to get this edge is by understanding the…

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