After a long Easter break, you'll find a bumper edition of fundraising articles that are worth a closer look. Thanks for reading.
*Confession time - I did plan to post on this, but ran out of time! A lesson to be learned I think...*
Bloomerang with 23 questions to ask donors and prospects.
Pamela Grow shares the best books for fundraisers.
Charlie Hulme on how to make your message stick.
Kevin Baughen with a rant about cost ratios.
Lots of great stuff at 101 Fundraising. I've picked three articles on relationship fundraising.
First up is Margaux Smith with 'Relationships v Results' which Rory Greens responds to with 'Not relationships v results, relationships for results'. Finally Malene Fregil looks at relationship fundraising 2.0.
Harvey McKinnon writes at the Hilborn Group blog on how to hang on to your donors.
Veritus Group encourage you to change your boring message.
The Non-Profit Marketing blog explains what Cap'n Crunch can teach you about fundraising.
Tobin Aldrich on silos and prisons.
Finally, the latest Donor Voice publication on overcoming the barriers to growth is worth a look.