Discovery calls: some fundraisers love them, some fundraisers loathe them.
The truth is, they are a vital part of our work as relationship fundraisers.
For many fundraisers, the hardest part of the Discovery Call is that it feels as if you're making a cold call. And yet, in our work we need...
Back in 2013, I started a new position covering a maternity leave. Almost immediately, I implemented hand-signing all thank you letters. At the time, none had a live signature, not even the memorial donation letters, gasp!