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    I'm looking for a roles clarification grid/chart. I am trying to outline the responsibilities of our development team, development committee, events committees and the board. Trying to set expectations to keep everyone in their lane. Any examples or advice ...

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    RE: Tuesday webinar: Changes in how women are givi ...

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous Based on what I can tell from the link, it looks like there was just a male presenter for this webinar. If that is the case, I would suggest that if you do this webinar again in the future ...

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    No, do not allow donors to make up their own designations on a publicly accessible form. It is best to just do what you did for this case--only allow that if a donor approaches you specifically about it and if it also aligns with the mission. The goal ...

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    I also work for a healthcare org with a foundation as the separate fundraising arm. Our foundation is still very new and was just established in Jan 2020, so we are still working on building the brand; but we always try to have the foundation logo on ...

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    AJ, events can be very helpful but facts about ROI don't lie.  Does it mean we shouldn't do events? Of course not.  My job a number of years ago was focused on producing large events for a hospital's foundation and I have planned multiple small and large ...

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    You are right about the typically low ROI for fundraising events David, however the positive  long-lasting stewardship impact of a successful event shouldn't be overlooked. I have a client whose successful event enabled them to land a $2million donation ...



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