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Best of … here are some examples of exemplary stewardship and donor relations activities.  If you have one you think we should list send it to elwell@endstartconsulting.com.

Donor Signage...pictures of donor signage from across the country.  Includes capital and annual campaigns.

New Ways of Thinking.... beyond the traditional paradigms of philanthropy.  Why do people make the decisions they do? These resources can help you think out of the box.

Organizations that provide information about stewardship and fundraising. These range from the IRS whose standards you should know to the Association of Donor Relations Professionals.

Research can help you build the most productive program possible.  Check out new findings from the National Center for Charitable Statistics and be ahead of the game by knowing the latest on changes in how nonprofits deal with overhead.

Publications Do you read the daily news from the Chronicle of Philanthropy?  And check out how your colleagues differentiate between stewardship and donor relations.  It could change the way you think about your program.

A MUST read.....


New Legislation - Transparency at U Foundations

Millennial Donors - What You Should Know

Admitting Failure to Donors?

Paperless Annual Reports?



Resources for Non-Profits Here