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Winkler Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Expanded Service Lines

May 1, 2024

The Winkler Group, one of the nation’s premier fundraising consulting firms, commemorates its 20th anniversary by introducing innovative fundraising services for nonprofits. These new offerings assess the donor pipeline and fundraising effectiveness, build donor capacity, and design effective development plans.

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Crafting the Perfect Capital Campaign RFP: The First Step to a Successful Campaign

April 22, 2024

Learn how to navigate the complexities of initiating a campaign by crafting an effective Request for Proposal (RFP) for consulting services. From assessing your organization's needs to engaging consulting firms, our guide provides the essential steps to kickstart your campaign. Download now for expert insights and a sample RFP template directly to your inbox.

Donor Giving Projected to Grow in 2024 and 2025

April 1, 2024

Learn how donor giving is projected to grow in 2024 and 2025, based on recent studies from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Dunham + Company, and explore strategies to leverage this positive giving environment and advance your organization's mission.

National Fundraising Firm Initiates Leadership Shift: CEO Appointed as Founder Assumes Role of Board Chair in Strategic Move

March 5, 2024

In conjunction with its 20th anniversary, the Winkler Group—one of the nation’s most respected fundraising consulting firms—announced that as part of the company’s long-term growth plan, founding partner and principal Tim Winkler is assuming the position of Chairman of the Board and appointing Jim Bush to President and CEO effective June 1, 2024.

A Smarter and Easier Way to Raise Money: Donor Retention

February 22, 2024

One of the easiest ways to raise more money this year is to increase your donor retention rate—even a one percent increase can significantly boost your philanthropic revenue. This resource outlines some intentional and easy-to-implement strategies that will boost retention rates.

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Fundraising Lessons from the Best Neighborhood in America

February 16, 2024

From monthly volunteer initiatives to creative fundraising for the local mailman, our neighborhood exemplifies the adage that it's easier to get someone who cares to give money than to get someone with money to care. Learn how focusing on genuine connections over wealth can lead to long-lasting donor relationships, providing a roadmap for sustainable and impactful fundraising efforts.

Hit, Tackle, Block: Focus on Fundamentals to Raise More Money

January 25, 2024

As we celebrate the Super Bowl season, let's draw inspiration from the simplicity and effectiveness of "Hit, Tackle, Block" and apply these timeless principles to elevate our fundraising game.

The One Thing You Should Never Discuss with Your Donors

January 11, 2024

Navigate election season without jeopardizing your organization's mission. Stay neutral, educate donors, and respect diversity of political thought. Discover strategies for successful fundraising during this circus of an election year.

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