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Tip of the Week: No-Brainer Fundraiser

Hey there, Monday! Time once again for Tip of the Week, where we pass along tools, time-savers, and just-plain-genius ideas that experts, colleagues and members of The Association have suggested...
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Don’t Let Inflation Slow You Down

June 28, 2022, David Miller
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RKD’s David Miller shares three recommendations for preparing for year-end and beyond. One of the best parts about attending The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement’s conferences is the conversations I...
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Tip of the Week: Go Ahead, Make Your Day

We grabbed this week’s tip from Jo Sullivan’s and Matthew Mielcarek’s session from the Fundraising track at The Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement. Stay tuned to this channel for...
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March Madness: Is your organization ready for the Big Dance?

March 25, 2022, David Miller
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Whether you’re a basketball fan or a fundraiser who’s a little overwhelmed, “March Madness” is a feeling we can all relate to right now. How will your team perform? Will...
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When Fundraising Meets Game-Changing: “We’re the first nonprofit in Arizona to become a used car dealership”

March 1, 2022, The Association
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Looking for a program that strengthens ties with local businesses, allows donors larger tax deductions and potentially gets you an 800% increase in revenue? If it sounds too good to...
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A CEO’s Thoughts on The Betty White Challenge

In the wake of Betty White’s passing, fans and supporters are calling for donations to shelters and rescues on January 17, what would have been her 100th birthday. Many shelters are...
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Tip of the Week: A Very Important Date

You are reading the last Tip of the Week for 2021. The clock’s ticking, so we’re getting time-sensitive and tried-and-true, thanks to Humane Network’s Bonney Brown & Diane Blankenburg. While folks...
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Tip of the Week: Ditch the Desk

It’s Monday—that means we’re here with tools, time-savers, and just-plain-genius ideas that your colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested. Today’s tip, courtesy of Mike Buckley, CFRE, encourages...
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Tip of the Week: No-Hesitating Donating

It’s the start of a new week, and we’re kicking it off with some #MondayMotivation, courtesy of Bonney Brown and Diane Blankenburg of Humane Network. Is your website getting in the...
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The One Bit of Advice for All Animal Welfare Fundraisers

October 12, 2021, DeSean Brown
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Meet DeSean Brown, VP, Client Strategy & Success, One & All, and find out his three questions for assessing where your organization is—and where you’re going. My one bit of...
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Tip of the Week: Early & Often

We love kicking off the week with some #MondayMotivation. Here’s where we share tools, time-savers, and just-plain-genius ideas that your colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested. Today’s...
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Marketing & Fundraising: 4 Do’s & 3 Probably Not’s

One of the best things about panel discussions? All those voices in the mix! That’s how it went at last week’s “How Loud Can You Bark: Hellraising vs. Fundraising,” a...
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