TWB Fundraising Blog

November 6, 2023

10 Core Personality Traits of Effective Fundraisers

When I first became involved with fundraising some 25 years ago, it was more of a career that one...

April 27, 2023

Why Nonprofits Should Develop a Donor-Advised Fund Strategy

What is a donor-advised fund?

With donor-advised funds (or DAFs), donors can make a contribution to...

April 26, 2022

Two Fundraising Leadership Roles: Marklund

Marklund is a nonprofit organization that serves individuals of all ages with severe and profound...

March 14, 2018

Hiring a Fundraising Consultant | Find the Best One for your Nonprofit

So you're hiring a fundraising consultant.

August 23, 2017

Development Dilemma: When to Start a Major Gifts Program

Nonprofits that typically rely on revenue from special event fundraisers, grants, and direct mail...

May 17, 2017

Development Dilemma: Hiring First Fundraising Staff

In our new weekly column, consultants with decades of nonprofit experience answer your questions...

February 8, 2017

Six Ways to Retain Your Talented Fundraising Staff

Why is it that development professionals change jobs every few years? In our profession, we’ve come...

October 5, 2015

4 Things Great Fundraising Candidates Do in a Job Search

I’ve worked with several organizations in the past year to help them find chief development...