Prospect Development and Engagement

Capacity, Propensity, and Readiness – Three Key Elements in Fundraising Success

By Richard Tollefson

Have any of these scenarios ever happened to you? A Board member forwards an article about a local …

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October 2021

Prospect Research on a Budget

By Whitney Fulton

Prospect research is vital to fundraising success and organizational sustainability – and it doesn’t have to be expensive. …

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January 2020

Beyond People and Place – to Purpose

By Richard Tollefson and Michal Tyra

ENGAGING ASPIRATIONAL AND TRANSFORMATIONAL DONORS Want to pursue aspirational and transformational donors? It starts with an organization-wide culture …

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June 2019

Cultivating Mobile Philanthropists

By Richard Tollefson

HIGH-NET-WORTH, SEASONAL COMMUNITY MEMBERS ARE KEY TO FUNDRAISING DISPELLING SEASONAL RESIDENT MYTHS Assuming that philanthropically minded people aren’t …

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May 2017

Discovering Great Donors

By Richard Tollefson

EXECUTIVES SITTING ON NONPROFIT BOARDS PLAY A KEY ROLE IN IDENTIFYING DONOR PROSPECTS, BUT THAT’S JUST THE BEGINNING …

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October 2016