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    Hi! We held a virtual Board of Trustees meeting via Zoom this past Thursday. In our Board Chair's opening, he stressed the importance of leadership by example, asked that the Board consider achieving 100% leadership giving earlier and thanked a current ...

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    We actually worked to get away from linking corporate sponsorship exclusively to events this past year with some success.  We have two sub groups of partnership opportunities in our promotional pieces.  Information is available on our website at  https://avowcares.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Key-Partner-Partner-Program-for-web-2019-2020.pdf ...

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    Board giving during pandemic

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    This message was posted by a user wishing to remain anonymous Dear all,  do you have any suggestions as to how to engage board members beyond their annual dues at this time? A challenge, a matching gift, instead of a gala table give to the relief fund...anything ...

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    Just an FYI, while the process for applying for forgivable loans through the CARE Act has been messy, some loans are already being processed and funds should be released soon.  My colleague Jenny has made a dozen updates to  this guide on how to get ...

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    Does anyone else feel compelled to make sure processes, procedures, security codes, and moves management plans are well documented in case we lose anyone to the pandemic? ------------------------------ Kathleen Kelley [CFRE] Kathleen Kelley Randolph ...

  • Posted in: Online Fundraising

    For members exploring virtual fundraising events I wanted to share some breaking news about a new platform feature that looks promising. I participated in a preview of the Event.Gives new live event software feature. Event.Gives is a BlackBaud integrated ...



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