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Is Donor Stewardship Sinking?

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Is Donor Stewardship Sinking?

My parents taught me to give of my time. That led me to a nonprofit career and, as soon as I could, to become as generous of a donor as possible. If I had more, I would give more. But the sad truth is, I have tried to give more and failed repeatedly. Here’s why.

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How to Manage Donor Complaints

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How to Manage Donor Complaints

Shakespeare penned the words, “Beware the ides of March,” in his play Julius Caesar. The piece recounts the Roman ruler’s assassination by angry mob and stabbing. I hate to be dramatic, but sometimes being a fundraiser can feel just like that.  Here's how to deal with disgruntled donors and still keep your cool. 

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