Are fundraisers too obsessed by technique?

There is a certain distinctiveness to the many telefundraising calls and direct mail pieces I’ve received this holiday season–each caller and mailer seems to think they are the only person asking me for a donation this month; the only person offering me a prized tax deduction. Adrian Sargeant, a professor……

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Event Fundraising Benchmarks

Convio has released its annual Peer-to-Peer Event Fundraising Benchmark Study of 48 different nonprofits and more than 1,800 fundraising events which utilize Convio TeamRaiser. Collectively these organizations raised more than $1 billion through event fundraising in 2010. The key takeaways for event fundraisers are… Read More

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