You’ve heard of the importance of stewarding your donors, but how about stewarding the gift? Last week we kicked off the Strength Training for Fundraisers webinar series with A Bigger, Stronger Pipeline to Major Gifts. RKD’s Fiona Cunningham stressed the importance of—and difference between—stewarding your donor and stewarding their gifts.
Hey there, Monday! Time once again for Tip of the Week, where we pass along tools, time-savers, and just-plain-genius ideas that experts, colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested. Looking for a way to engage the community and raise funds without collecting donations? Tammy Bristol, Director of Development & Communications at Spay Illinois, has an idea that scored her organization $10K in one month.
Hey there, Monday! Time once again for Tip of the Week, where we pass along tools, time-savers, and just-plain-genius ideas that experts, colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested. Yup, that title says it all.
Ever skipped lunch because you had too much work to do? This week’s tip demonstrates that productivity—and team morale—can actually increase when we take regular breaks. During the peak of the pandemic, as Forsyth Humane Society was slowly reopening to the public, Executive Director Mark Neff was concerned for his team.
When it comes to housing, the bias against renting to pet owners is real. And in a time when many people are facing financial hardship, the availability of animal-friendly housing can mean the difference between keeping—or surrendering—a pet.
You may have read last week’s blog about shelter populations increasing and numbers of animals transported out decreasing. If you are planning to start or resume a transport program, here are some practices to ensure the animals’ safety and comfort.
Ever heard of a moonshot forum? This week we look at the next big thing in brainstorming. “A moonshot forum is a great way to encourage your team to think really, really big,” says positive psychology expert Josh Vaisman, CCFP, MAPPC.