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Major donors are a critical source of revenue for almost every philanthropic organization. Because of this, organizations like yours are consistently looking to fill the pipeline with new major donors who will become partners in…
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We recently got the opportunity to do a complete analysis of SPCA International (SPCAI). The animal welfare nonprofit works to stop the abuse and suffering of animals with innovative programs that serve both animals and…
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Today’s fundraising professionals are faced with an interesting paradox. On one hand, we have access to more data about our donors than ever before. Unfortunately, transforming that information into insights you can use to drive…
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We’re introducing some exciting new solutions to help you eliminate the guesswork of fundraising and develop data-driven strategies to achieve your vision. Reserve some time here with one of our team members to learn more…
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Nonprofits have more access to data and analytics than ever before. But as you may well know, accessible doesn’t always mean actionable. Having access to so much data should be able to help us fundraise…
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I had the pleasure of speaking at BloomCon in February on donor prospecting. I love donor cultivation events and they’re fertile breeding grounds for donor prospecting. Audience members asked me some great questions on donor…
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Recap: Donor Relations the Disney Way

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You stand for what you tolerate. – Unknown As a nonprofit professional, you are well-equipped to lead. You have become skilled in the art of building deep and meaningful relationships with donors and volunteers. You…
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In today’s blog post we are putting a spotlight on Open Door Mission in Houston, Texas. Founded in 1954 as a downtown Houston homeless shelter and soup kitchen, today Open Door Mission employs a multifaceted…
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High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation. – Charles Kettering Every day you set forth on a path to achieve the seemingly unachievable. You work tirelessly to raise the funds needed…
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Pursuant Wishes You a Joyful Holiday Season

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“If you think you can, you’re right. If you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford Because you are a nonprofit leader, the work you do is rewarding, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy….
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As I sat to write my final post in the series on this year’s DMANF conference in Washington D.C., I started by reflecting on what felt powerful. I quickly found myself thinking about the sessions…
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“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” —Nelson Mandela Before you invest your time in reading this series on Breakthrough Fundraising, we encourage you to first confirm that the following two statements apply to you…
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We want to extend a huge thank you to everyone who took the time to participate part in our survey last month. We were overwhelmed by the number of responses and the helpful feedback. Thank…
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Last week, we announced an incredible addition to the Pursuant leadership team – Jennifer Bielat. Jennifer joins Pursuant with more than two decades of proven leadership in the philanthropic sector and was a catalyst for…
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We’re thrilled to welcome Jennifer Bielat to the Pursuant team. In January, Jennifer began serving as senior vice president, client strategy. Jennifer brings over twenty years of extensive leadership experience within the nonprofit sector. Most…
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Every year fundraisers are asked to do more with less. Your plate is full. We get that and we want to help. One way that we’d like to make your life just a little bit…
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I’ll be at the DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference in D.C. in a few weeks, and I’m feeling particularly excited. This is the first D.C. conference since DMA rebranded itself with a focus on data and,…
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Today we are thrilled to share that Pursuant has acquired TouchPoint Software, a church management system (ChMS) that provides church leaders a way to manage their church and engage their people more effectively at an…
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We’re pleased to return this month with another Nonprofit Leader feature. Today we’re chatting with Bruce Everhart, Vice President of Donor Development and Channel Strategy at Moody Global Ministries. Bruce has been part of the…
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For many hospitals and healthcare foundations, finding a way to accelerate giving from their Grateful Patient Population has never been more challenging than it is today. Between HIPAA regulations, increased competition, and higher expectations to…
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