by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | May 24, 2023 | Communication, Donor Communication, Storytelling | Communication, Mission, Philanthropy, Storytelling
To connect your donors to the need, you need to humanize your fundraising communications with emotional storytelling.
by Guest Contributor | Apr 17, 2023 | Donor Communication, Obstacles, Storytelling, touch points | Communication, Relationships, Storytelling, Touch Points
Is the story you’re telling yourself about unanswered donor calls leaving you defeated? Here’s how to get strategic with a rewrite that serves your goals.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Oct 28, 2022 | Donor Communication, Messaging, Mission, Problem-solving, Storytelling | Communication, Donor Conversation, Fundraising, Mission
Why do we have so much difficulty talking about the problem in our storytelling about our organizational work? Here are six reasons.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Apr 18, 2016 | emotion, Need, Storytelling | Donor-Centered, Relationships, Storytelling, Strategic Plans, Uncategorized
When a donor wants to make a significant gift – a real investment in your organization – she needs to make a heart connection. It’s your job to make that connection.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Aug 21, 2015 | Donors, Joy, Storytelling | Impact, Major Gifts, Philanthropy, Uncategorized
Today, think about all the stories your organization has to tell. Then think about how to bring your donors to that story so that it will break their hearts. You will be doing those donors a huge favor by helping them change their lives through their giving.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Oct 3, 2011 | Development Directors, Director of Major Gifts, Donors, Fundraising, Giving, Non-Profits, Passion, Philanthropy, Stewardship, Storytelling | Donor-Centered, Major Gift Officers, Major Gifts, Non-Profits, Philanthropy, Storytelling, UncategorizedThere is a lot of buzz about the power of storytelling in successful fundraising. I see it on many blogs, twitter and articles. Everyone seems to be talking about storytelling. I hope you are too. Traditionally, I think folks thought about storytelling in the...