Category Archive: Fund Raising

Nov 10

Developing a Culture of Giving within Your Organization

Employees and internal stakeholders should be a cornerstone of your non-profit organization’s fund development efforts. Yet the Spirit of philanthropy doesn’t necessarily come naturally to the human soul, even if they’re employed by your 501(c)(3) organization; work on your board of directors; or teach, heal or pray in your corridors. As organizations grow, they have …

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Mar 15

Hand Addressing Envelopes for Fund Raising Success

In direct mail work there are various ways to increase opening rates such as envelope design, teasers, live postage stamps rather than bulk indicia, and so forth. One technique of special interest to those in fund development is hand addressing of envelopes. offers a number of reasons why hand addressing makes sense: Higher opening …

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