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    Alternatives to White Pages

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous Is there a better alternative to check contact information, including emails, for donors. I'm finding the information in the White Pages is frequently inaccurate and out of date. I'm hoping ...

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    Seems like more homework needs to be done to develop this relationship.  Perhaps you are not approaching the right person at the company you are asking for sponsorship from.  Do you have a relationship with the person who makes the giving decisions or ...

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    Good morning,  I applaud your interest in managing grant investments and award tracking for the betterment of your organization. I would encourage you to do a little homework by visiting GrantStation and the Grant Professional Association websites ...

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    RE: Phone call versus email

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous For our new members and donors, all receive a thank you letter of acknowledgement. We keep up a relationship with our larger donors through phone and personal meetings. For our smaller ...

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    Sheila - Texting seems to be an increasingly popular option. I wish there were better systems to manage text communications and communicating it to the CRM. I don't like texting donors from my personal phone number because the relationship becomes more ...

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    I would recommend making a $25 K ask face-to-face especially if all the courtship has been done.  I would also make sure I know what level they have given to other organizations before I ask to determine if my ask is in line.  If they deny the ask face-to-face ...

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