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UNC System Advancement Symposium: Key Takeaways

May 24, 2023

The University of North Carolina System held its annual conference this week in Wilmington, North Carolina. Here are some of the thought-provoking content and best practices we heard.

Winkler Group on the Road: Connect and Learn with Capital Campaign Experts

May 9, 2023

The Winkler Group is back on the road this summer, ready to take on the world of fundraising with three exciting events across the United States from sunny Florida to bustling New York.

The Art of Major Gifts: Strategies to Find and Cultivate New Prospects

May 1, 2023

Identifying major donors goes beyond simply considering their financial capacity. This resource offers actionable strategies and tools to help you identify and cultivate major donors, implement effective moves management strategies, and maximize your fundraising efforts for long-term success.

Your Board’s Most Important Subcommittee? The Answer May Surprise You

April 25, 2023

When I first joined the board of a community service organization, the board had rolling admission; no one was quite sure what they were supposed to do and for how long. Once we took an intentional approach and began to put a process around our nominating committee, we saw professionalism increase and financial support grow; as a board, we finally found the courage to take bold steps forward.

Seven Practical Tips for Boosting Donor Retention

April 19, 2023

Now is also the time to focus on the tried-and-true fundamentals of fundraising—building relationships, treating your donors as investors, being transparent, and sharing meaningful impacts. Give your donors an opportunity to be part of your future.

Winkler Group Promotes Bill Rose to Senior Consultant

April 11, 2023

The Winkler Group is proud to announce the promotion of Bill Rose to senior consultant. Bill brings more than 25 years of nonprofit experience as a leader who works collaboratively with teams, stakeholders, and volunteers to build healthy organizations and robust cultures of philanthropy.

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Finding New Major Donors in Three Simple Steps

March 17, 2023

When I started doing nonprofit development work, one of the things that always seemed daunting was major gift fundraising—finding donors who had the affinity and capacity to make a transformational gift to the organization.

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Board Preparedness Worksheet: Is Your Board Ready for a Campaign?

February 28, 2023

Is your board ready for a capital campaign? Discover the metrics that best predict readiness and evaluate core competencies with this board preparedness worksheet.

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