Area charitable organizations learn how to raise funds, court donors effectively at Nonprofit Summit

By Troy Moon, Pensacola State College Penelope Burk literally wrote the book on fundraising. Actually, she’s written a few. The nationally-recognized fundraising consultant and researcher brought her decades of experience to the inaugural Nonprofit Center For Excellence and Philanthropy at Pensacola State Summit on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 on the Pensacola campus. “We’re going…

Fundraising expert Gail Perry gets agencies ‘Fired Up’ at workshop

By Mike Suchcicki, Pensacola State College Fundraising specialists from a variety of agencies throughout Northwest Florida were “Fired Up” by fundraising expert Gail Perry, who delivered her “Art of Raising Major Gifts” workshop Sept. 26 at Pensacola State College. The room of 50 attendees listened as Perry, who’s based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, spoke…

The #1 Secret of Raising Lots of Money? Face Time With Major Gift Donors by Gail Perry

Blog – link https://www.gailperry.com/1-secret-of-raising-lots-of-money-face-time-with-major-gift-donors/ The #1 Secret of Raising Lots of Money? Face Time With Major Gift Donors 2 Comments/in Donor cultivation, For the Beginning Fundraiser, Major Gifts /   Don’t we love our major gift donors?  And we all know smart fundraisers should be spending their time with these lovely folks. But it can be really tough to…