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Change Your Volunteers’ Mindset about Asking

Give your volunteers the tools they need to succeed There are two types of volunteers in the world: those who hate asking and those who love asking.  I used to be a hater. I was always trying to avoid soliciting donations and auction items for my events. It just felt awkward asking people for things….

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Fundraising Events

Written by A.J. Steinberg, CFRE of Queen Bee Fundraising The holiday season is upon us!  A crazy, hectic time for nonprofits whose intentions are firmly glued on year-end giving. But soon this old year will fade away, replaced with a new year filled with great possibilities for your fundraising events. For this new year, give…

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How to Succeed Selling Event Sponsorships

Event sponsors – you know you want them but aren’t quite sure how to get them. Sometimes they feel as elusive as a winning lottery ticket! Rest assured that potential event sponsors really are out there, and they actually have funds earmarked to spend on events just like yours. The problem is that these potential…

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