Donor Cultivation

  By David Allen, Development for Conservation   Disž ciž pline: control gained by enforcing orderly or prescribed conduct or pattern of behavior (Adapted from the online Merriam-Webster dictionary.)   Here’s a TRUTH sequence to start your day today: If you include planned giving and family foundations, individuals account for more...

Give five times your annual gift – $125,000 – each year for five years. The land trust will pull the first $25,000 each year as a continuation of your annual gift. And they’ll invest the rest. After five years, they will have a $500,000 endowment...

Can you motivate your $250 and $500 members to give $1,000? Can you motivate your $1,000 members to give $1,200 ($100/month) or even $2,500 to $5,000? $10,000? Every individual success you have in this area is a huge win for the operating budget. But more...