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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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Can Taylor Swift Solve the Generosity Crisis?

August 23, 2023

You might not see the connection between a pop star and the trend away from donor engagement. But look closer. It’s there. The collective experiences Swift cultivates among concertgoers offer a lesson for nonprofit organizations.

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Four KPIs to Boost Your Major Gifts Program

August 8, 2023

Discover the power of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in enhancing your major gifts program. Senior Consultant Rick Guarino introduces four crucial KPIs that guide effective fundraising strategies and donor engagement.

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Stop Blaming the Economy—Maybe It’s Us

July 25, 2023

The economy is not the problem—or at least not all of it. Fundraising’s woes go much deeper. Donor retention. Building authentic donor relationships. Connecting donors to causes they care about. And retaining good development and advancement professionals. It may not sound like it, but this is good news. Because unlike the economy, these are challenges well within our control.

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Winkler Group Expands Charlotte Office – Jennifer Morgan Joins Firm as Consultant

July 17, 2023

The Winkler Group, headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, expands its Charlotte office with the addition of Jennifer Morgan as a consultant.

Webinar: Turning Mid-level Donors into Major Donors

June 22, 2023

Learn how to engage major donors as investors and unlock their full potential with personalized cultivation plans. In this insightful webinar, Winkler Group Principals Jim Bush and Jessica Browning share strategies to transform mid-level donors into major donors. Discover the power of meaningful conversations, open-ended questions, and valuable insights that shape your cultivation approach.

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Giving USA 2023: Takeaways You Need to Know

June 20, 2023

While charitable giving in 2022 declined compared to the previous year, it is crucial to consider the impact of the pandemic on these figures. The report highlights a return to relative normalcy in giving, albeit with concerning trends. Delve into the key takeaways and explore the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for fundraisers and the philanthropic sector.

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