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

How to Plan a Fundraising Event (And Get the Most From It)

Planning a fundraising event can be a very daunting task.  There are usually some common challenges that most non-profit and fundraising planners face: budget, resources and how to maximize your profits.  While many of the details can vary, the ultimate goal is to create an event that will get you what you need, which is … More How to Plan a Fundraising Event (And Get the Most From It)

Corri McFadden for Gateway Green’s Annual Fundraiser: OfficeMax’s Green Tie Ball

Have you ever realized that the Chicago expressways always seem to be very clean?  Did you know that it’s not government, but rather private organizations maintaining it?  Chicago Gateway Green beautifies expressways with plants and sculptures while keeping them clean.   Hundreds of thousands of plant life have been added through the years, increasing the standard of … More Corri McFadden for Gateway Green’s Annual Fundraiser: OfficeMax’s Green Tie Ball