TWB Fundraising Blog

January 13, 2016

Campaign Readiness Checklist

Written by Clyde Watkins
Are you campaign ready? 

No matter the goal, if you're looking to dive into a campaign to help...

December 17, 2015

The Elusive Super Savers of Planned Giving

Who did you include in your last planned giving mailing? If you just mailed to the usual list of...

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...

June 23, 2015

Four Ways You Can Start Your Fundraising Year Off Strong

Written by Don Souhrada

As June winds down and summer kicks into high gear, many nonprofits are also closing in on the end...

June 22, 2015

Positioning Your Organization for Growth Post-Recession

When the Great Recession hit in 2007, many financial advisors were telling investors to stay in the...

May 13, 2015

Infographic: A Basic Analytics Road Map

Is your fundraising team using analytics to enhance its strategy? It's an increasingly popular...

April 21, 2015

Five Identifiers of a High Quality Fundraising Prospect

This is a guest post written by Kim Becker Cooper of DonorSearch. DonorSearch is a strategic...

March 2, 2015

Creating a Leadership Strategy and a Roadmap for Personal Success

Written by Chris Polk

A Three Step Guide for New Nonprofit Leaders in a Competitive Environment

You’ve just overcome the...

January 20, 2015

The Four Biggest Myths About Starting A Community Campaign

Written by Clyde Watkins

If you look for them, you will find numerous reasons why your campaign cannot possibly work. There...

November 25, 2014

The Day After Giving Tuesday

Written by Nora Kyger

This year it is impossible to ignore - Giving Tuesday has become a real organizing and motivating...

November 6, 2014

How to Celebrate your Donors

Written by Dean Rein

Do you and your organizations CELEBRATE your donors?

I’m not referring to acknowledgment,...

September 16, 2014

Going the Extra 3,000 Miles

Written by Don Souhrada

For all of us who work at TW&B, spending time on a client’s turf is essential. On site visits,...