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Using Sales to Teach Fundraisers New Techniques

Hard VS Soft Launches for Fundraising Events

Getting Your Org on Board with Digital Fundraising

How to Write A Solicitation That Cuts Through the Noise

Monthly Fundraising Success Q&A: January 2020

Why Donors Give

6 Bad Fundraising Habits to Leave in 2019

How to Level Up Your #GivingTuesday Stewardship

Getting the Most Out of Fundraising Conferences in 2020

Alumni Engagement: 5 Tips for Retaining Alumni Support

The Horrors of Fundraising

4 Ways to Stand Out and Convert Year-End Donors

Giving Tuesday: Learning from the Leaders

Digital Fundraising Knowledge Bombs

Discover Donor Desires: Using Data to Maximize Retention

#GivingTuesday: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

The Value of Building a ‘Story Marketplace’: Chapter 2

Another Day, Another Dollar: Annual Giving in a Nutshell

How Video Can Enhance Your Fundraising Program

The Value of Building a ‘Story Marketplace’: Chapter 1

Story Generation: Fundraising Event Recap

The Six Essential Online Fundraising Pages

How to Tell an Engaging Ongoing Story with Campaign Updates

How To Leverage Data to Improve Fundraising Results

Lessons Learned from a Meeting of the Minds

How to Pre-Mote Your Story: Communication Before Your Launch

How to Write a Compelling Fundraising Email Sequence

How to Engage Different Generations of Donors

How to Use Social Ads to Drive Fundraising Results

5 Secrets to Create a High Performance Fundraising Team

How to Write the Perfect Fundraising Email

Creating a Digital First Fundraising Strategy

Engaging Campus Partners in Advancement Crowdfunding & Giving Days

25+ Year-Round Creative Fundraising Ideas

How to Create a Compelling Fundraising Story Using Images

How to Turn Your Fundraising Ambassadors into Champions

How to Plan an Annual Calendar of Fundraising Events

Involve Attendees at Your Next Giving Event: 5 Strategies

How to Convert One-Time Donors to Recurring Givers

How to Boost Donor Retention with an Inspiring Welcome Email Series

#GivingTuesday: How to Measure Impact

6 Creative Fall Fundraising Ideas

Rev Up Your Rivalry Fundraising Results

How to Drive Donor Engagement: 6 Effective Web Design Tips

30+ Ideas to Rock This Giving Season

How to Promote Your Next Giving Day During Your Event

Measuring Fundraising Campaign Success

Fundraising Relationships & Storytelling: The PERMA Model

5 Online Fundraising Trends for 2019 You Should Jump On Now

How to Build (and Keep!) Your Volunteer and Ambassador Network

Student-Athletes & Giving Days: The Missing Piece

Building a Better Narrative: Powerful Storytelling for Your Online Fundraising

The Power of Psychology: Tips for Your Fundraising

How to Gamify Your Annual Giving Initiatives

How to Take an Omnichannel Approach to Your Online Fundraising

How to Tell an Ongoing Story for Online Fundraising

Response Round-Up: How do you collect fundraising ideas from your community?

Cheatsheet for Getting Buy-In from Key Online Giving Stakeholders

The 4 Metrics You Should Be Tracking On Your Giving Site

Response Round-Up: What’s your strategy for creating a giving event calendar for the year?

Response Round-Up: How Do You Increase Year-End Fundraising Results?

Storytelling Practices from Around the World & What They Teach Us

10 Things You Should Complete Before #GivingTuesday & Resources to Do Them Right

The 30 Best Fundraising Blogs We’re Reading Right Now

How to Build Collaboration Across a Development Department

How to Create an Annual Giving Day Strategy That Works

10 Ted Talks Every Fundraiser Should Watch

Culture of Crowdfunding Philanthropy: Interview With an Annual Campaign Team

Best Practices to Steward Crowdfunding and Day of Giving Donors

Understanding Crowdfunding Regulations: 3 Key Legal Takeaways

How to Write Fantastic Crowdfunding Campaign Email Updates

Giving Tuesday 2016: Our Top 3 Takeaways

Don’t Be a Crowdfunding Deer in Headlights

How to Frame ROI for University Crowdfunding

12 Tips to Navigate the Fundraising “Valley of Death”

Considerations for Launching a Crowdfunding Platform

Crowdfunding Campaign Launch Day: Activate Potential Fundraising Supporters

Writing a Great Crowdfunding Campaign Press Release

Giving Day & Crowdfunding Campaign Video Creation Guide

Connecting With Your Community: Your First Degree

Katie Haystead

Katie Haystead

Senior Vice President, Partnerships

With over a decade of experience working with K12 schools and higher education institutions’ fundraising efforts, Katie Haystead now oversees the partnerships team at Community Funded. Her passion for partner success and satisfaction aligns with Community Funded’s priorities and Katie’s unique background is well suited to manage the day to day operations of our partnerships team as well as new market acquisition.

Prior to joining the team at Community Funded, Katie served many roles within the Fundraising Division at Ruffalo Noel Levitz. Her experience ranges from working onsite and remotely with clients executing phonathon programs, developing annual giving strategies, onsite consultations and also developing multichannel strategies allowing for strong synergy between annual giving channels and creating strong major and planned gift pipelines.

Katie is based in Metro Detroit and is a graduate of Central Michigan University, where she worked for the phonathon for 3 years while working towards her History Major.

Kim Jennings

Kim Jennings

Senior Generosity Strategist, Generis

Kim Jennings, CFRE is a skilled fundraising leader who believes in the power of Christian education to raise up thoughtful, strong, committed leaders who can make our world a better place for all.

Kim Jennings

Todd Turner

Director of Digital Strategies, Generis

In addition to his 11 years overseeing Chuck Swindoll’s Insight Living Ministries communications department, Todd Turner has worked as a digital strategist for faith based organizations across the globe..

Kim Jennings

Jennifer Perrow

Senior Generosity Strategist, Generis

Jennifer is a skilled fundraising and communications professional who helps ministries articulate vision, communicate mission, and raise abundant funds to advance Kingdom priorities.