Raising High-End Donations: An Interview with Tanya Stanfield of CSS Fundraising

When most of us think of fundraising, we think of galas or grassroots efforts like bake sales and email blasts.  But have you ever wondered how organizations get endowments, trusts and 6+ figure donations? We talked to Tanya Stanfield who is the Director of Marketing & Communications for CCS Fundraising which is a high end … More Raising High-End Donations: An Interview with Tanya Stanfield of CSS Fundraising

A Closer Look at Katie O’s Food Carnival

With over 7,300 restaurants, caterers and food vendors, Chicago has some of the most incredible and creative food minds in the world.  Chicago Planner Magazine prides itself on featuring exceptional individuals who are impressive go-getters that are not only good at what they do, but inspire others in their work.  Katie O’Reilly is every bit one of … More A Closer Look at Katie O’s Food Carnival

Planners: Get Hired with These 7 Steps for Writing Marketing Copy

7 Steps of Writing Marketing Copy that Motivates Clients to Hire You Guest post from Kristie Lorette McCauley of The Wedding Planner Copywriter If you are like most planners, it can be a struggle to find the right words for your website, emails, a brochure, and other marketing materials. Most make the mistake of writing marketing … More Planners: Get Hired with These 7 Steps for Writing Marketing Copy