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    LYBUNT Letter

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    We tried a new letter for our Annual Appeal this year and it wasn't as successful as we'd hoped. There might be a few factors at play, but I've become pretty certain that the combination of no return envelope (bad decision made to save money) and a heavy ...

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    ​Greetings, What are some of your tasks for the Development Committee from the Board? Small shop and we end up doing all the work. How often do your board committees meet? Thank you. ------------------------------ Julie Z Zdanowicz Development Officer ...

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    Grant Partnerships

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous ​We have kicked off an new community wide program. I now that we can prepare grants with other non profits and use each of their EIN. What do you do if an entity isn't set up as a non-profit? ...

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    Hi Jennifer, I recommend https://ssutton-and-associates.com/  . They are excellent at executing campaigns from inception to completion and have associates in the NY area.  I've included a brochure for reference a well.  ------------------------------ ...

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    Hello! We are getting ready to do an RFP for a new mass email client, like Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, etc. If you have done an RFP lately, would you be willing to share it with me? As well as any takeaways or guidance you would offer from the project. ...

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    Hi Jennifer, At the risk of shameless self-promotion, my firm, the Steier Group, has a terrific track record of partnering with organization's like yours and making capital campaigns and major gift efforts a success. We specialize primarily in those ...

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