Browsing articles tagged with " Fundraising"

Michigan State’s Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

I was interviewed by Justin Ware of Bentz Whaley Flessner to discuss crowdfunding and the potential impact on philanthropy for higher education. I cannot say it better than Justin, “crowdfunding is helping the University identify more new donors and communicate the impact of philanthropy to all donors, big and small”. Check out Justin’s story and the interview to learn more about MSU’s success with crowdfunding.


Sparty kick starts Crowdfunding at Michigan State University

Earlier this month our beloved mascot, Sparty, helped us launch the first successful crowdfunding project at Michigan State University. Sparty has helped us explore the new trending fundraising opportunity known as crowdfunding (sites like: Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Petridish, etc.) that has quickly taken the nation and higher education by storm.


Making a Fundraising Video Email Successful

Have you been trying to get a fundraising video email to work? Do you want to steward your donors while at the same time getting additional support? Have you ever wondered if any of my advice ever really works? Then keep reading!


Social Media & Fundraising Round Table at the 2010 AFP Northwest Arkansas Chapter Summit

If you haven’t heard yet then it is with great pride that I got to attend the 2010 Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Arkansas Chapter Summit this year on September 9, 2010 at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale. I was invited back again this year to talk about “Social Media” and how it can be useful for fundraising professionals.