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10 ways to refine your fundraising readiness in 2017

10 ways to refine your fundraising readiness in 2017

Part Two of a Two Part Series Are you ready for a successful fundraising year?  Are you already involved? Before you go full force in the marketplace – whether with cultivation or solicitation – stop and review your fundraising readiness status. Here are 10 business processes we have found impact fundraising. Take a moment to review, and consider scheduling a staff meeting to discuss. 1 – Customer service. Do we have a system in place that provides donors with the information or interaction they requested? Have we created a culture that ensures people who interact with our organization leave feeling informed and good about giving? 2 – Recognition and acknowledgement. Do we have a donor recognition program that seeks to make our donors and volunteers feel special and appreciated? Have […]

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