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May-June 2013, Vol. 32 No. 3

Donor Perspectives on Giving

Donor Perspectives on Giving by Margie Fine & Ryan Li Dahlstrom. Read three donor perspectives on giving and learn what we, as fundraisers, can do to better navigate the donor/fundraiser relationship.

Using Surveys to Strengthen Donor Relationships Former GIFT co-director and Journal editor Stephanie Roth breaks down what to include (and what not to include) in donor surveys, and explains how they can be used to improve your donor relationships (includes sample surveys).

The Redistribution Fund: Rethinking Giving by Stephanie Syd Yang. Learn how the Redistribution Fund gifted $100,000 through a collective decision making process that transformed typical funder/grantee dynamics.

Understanding Donor Motivations (Including Your Own!): A Training Exercise by Uma Rao. Use this exercise to practice articulating your passion for the work, while gaining a deeper sense of what drives your donors to give.

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