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Five Development-Friendly Apps

From networking to parking, project planning to special events, these apps help make life just a bit easier and more organized for the development professional.

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Advice for Aspiring CDOs?

In a recent interview for CDO University, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES Vice President Libby Roberts, a former CDO, offered her advice for aspiring Chief Development Officers.“Choose your boss very carefully,” she advised. And don’t be blinded by the money.”She then went... read more »

Survey Questions to Ask Donors

Surveying your donors has many benefits. Not only does it show your donors you care about them and their opinions, it also helps to provide vital information that will assist in revamping or adjusting your fundraising strategies.In Why Not Just Ask... read more »

3 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Staff

A recent newsletter from Sage Advancement Group, a nonprofit consulting firm focused on advancing organizations, encourages leaders to consider three questions, or checkpoints, when thinking about their staff now that the new year is in full swing.

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5 Fundraising Predictions for 2015

In 5 Fundraising Predictions for 2015 by The NonProfit Times, a few predictions for development are shared by senior product manager for digital fundraising Rich Dietz, from Abila Software in Austin, Texas.

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