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Earlier this month, Curt Swindoll, executive vice president for strategy at Pursuant, was tapped by Stanford Social Innovation Review to forecast the future of fundraising on their blog to kick off 2015. Stanford Social Innovation Review is…
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Today is a day where many nonprofit leaders and fundraising professionals spend time celebrating the past and contemplating for the future. However, if the past is any indication of the future, we can be certain…
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It’s been seven years since the Great Recession began, yet many organizations still face floundering annual funds. Unfortunately, the commonality of this persistent problem has 
created a whole new set of challenges for many nonprofit…
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One of the primary reasons nonprofit leaders feel like they’re spinning their wheels is because they never take the time to align their strategy with their overall mission and goals. However, this is an easy…
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Fundraising has always been about building relationships with people who are or will be ready, willing, and able to give. Most nonprofits recognize that face-to-face interactions are the most valuable way to build those relationships….
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This week, we’re spending time looking back at some of the most popular fundraising resources and tools. Today, we wanted to highlight some of our most popular fundraising tools and resources to help you prepare…
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Pursuant Wishes You a Joyful Holiday Season

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All of us at Pursuant wish you and your family a very happy new year. If you’re like us, you have been looking forward to the clean slate of the new year for quite some…
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We’ve had the opportunity to sit down with some incredible guest presenters and leaders within Pursuant as part of our webinar series in 2014! This week, we’re spending time looking back at some of the…
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Equipping nonprofit leaders and fundraising professionals with insights and resources to help them raise money is extremely important to our entire team at Pursuant. As an organization, we want to do everything we can to…
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  Believe it or not, your year-end campaign doesn’t end on December 31. Planning strategic follow-up through February to establish and foster ongoing relationships with donors is one of the most valuable things you can…
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In the midst of all the busyness of the season, we wanted to take a moment to tell you just how grateful we are to get to do the work we do. It’s hard work,…
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We are so thankful for the opportunity to serve organizations that are changing the world! Happy Holidays from our team at Pursuant to yours!
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This time of year provides an incredible opportunity to reflect on the highs and lows of the year, to express gratitude for our abundant blessings, and to take time away from the busyness of work…
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On Friday, December 19th, the President signed a bill into law that allows nonprofits to benefit from major charitable contributions made through IRA rollovers. Through December 31st, 2014, certain donors will be able to make…
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It doesn’t take long to realize how important the final week of December is for almost every nonprofit organization. Online donations peak during the final days of the year as donors capitalize on the tax…
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  Let’s cut to the chase. There are 12 days left in 2014. Here are 3 quick tips you can use to make the most of them… 3 Quick Tips to Exceed Your Year-End Fundraising…
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  “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek Sharing stories and statistics of the impact your organization is making is an essential way to show supporters what…
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Your website gives donors their first true impression of your organization and can be the most influential factor in whether a donor decides to give. If your website is properly designed and organized, you can…
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If there’s one thing I’ve learned from spending decades in the fundraising world, it’s that having the opportunity to accelerate your organization’s impact starts by building a healthy and sustainable funding model. An organization can…
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  The phrase “culture of philanthropy” has become one of the hottest in the nonprofit world over the past few years. And today it’s not uncommon for a nonprofit leader or development director to talk…
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