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How GivingTuesday Can Impact Nonprofit Branding

November 22, 2023

This guest post by Rayssa Jillian underscores the crucial role of branding in nonprofit success and explores how participation in GivingTuesday can boost visibility, trustworthiness, and community engagement. While the global event offers opportunities, it brings challenges like the potential dilution of a nonprofit's identity amid increased marketing activities.

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AI Donor Communications: The Good, the Bad, and What Can’t Be Left to the Robots

November 2, 2023

The rise of technology and artificial intelligence has completely changed how nonprofit organizations are able to fundraise and communicate with donors. If you’re overwhelmed—and maybe even a bit scared—of the many possibilities of AI, keep reading.

SAIS 2023 Annual Conference: Key Takeaways from Atlanta

October 31, 2023

The SAIS annual conference is one of our favorites of the year. Valuable sessions, thought-provoking conversations, and crispy bacon. What could be better? Here are a few of our takeaways from this year’s conference.

Crafting the Perfect Year-End Appeal

October 10, 2023

Discover the key elements that make a year-end fundraising appeal truly effective. Learn how to engage donors emotionally, replace data with compelling stories, and implement best practices to boost your year-end giving campaign. Say goodbye to uninspiring appeals and hello to strategies that drive donations and make a lasting impact.

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The Role of the Executive Director During a Campaign

October 3, 2023

The most successful capital campaigns I have been involved with have all shared one crucial common denominator: exceptional leadership from the executive director. While this role is important for obvious reasons, an executive director’s campaign responsibilities are truly multifaceted and require a 360-degree leadership approach when it comes to raising money successfully.

Kathy Douglas Promoted to Senior Managing Consultant

September 27, 2023

The Winkler Group, a national capital campaign consulting firm headquartered in Charleston, names Kathy Douglas to the role of Senior Managing Consultant.

Three Steps to New Major Donors for Your Independent School

September 13, 2023

Discover the secret to finding and cultivating new major donors for your independent school with these three essential steps. Learn how to track annual fund gifts, leverage the power of gratitude, and build meaningful relationships with potential donors.

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Crafting the Perfect Annual Appeal for Your School

September 1, 2023

Delve into the world of annual school appeals through practical tips and real-life examples. See how message delivery influences results and gain insights to craft winning appeals. We wish you a fruitful annual fund season!

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