Author: Debbie DiVirgilio

Do People Care About Your Organization?

I often tell people that no one cares about their organizations. Ouch, those words sound really harsh. I don’t mean them to be, but in the minds of your donors and the general public, no one really cares about whether or not your organization exists. What they do care about is the work of the…
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Show Some Love to Your Donors this Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be thinking of special ways to show your love and appreciation to key people in your life including your spouse, your children, your staff, etc. The day is also a great opportunity to share some love and appreciation with your donors. And…since it is likely to be totally unexpected,…
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Whats the Difference – Goals, Outcomes, and Objectives?

More and more funding sources are requesting program outcomes so that they have an understanding of how their money has made a difference in the lives of those you serve.  It is not enough to say, “we served 50 people,” but instead, how have the lives of those 50 people changes.  Clearly, if you are…
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