Year-End Fundraising

  22 September 2020   By David Allen, Development for Conservation   Here’s a great idea that deserves another mention: Send $50 to five different organizations you admire. It will cost your land trust $250, and it will take about half an hour. But for that investment, you will see every piece of...

  By David Allen, Development for Conservation   It’s the most wonderful time of the year.   I’ve heard that 70% of the money given away each year is committed just four months: October, November, December, and January. If that’s true, then most of that 70% comes in just six...

  By David Allen, Development for Conservation   DA: So Tom, tell me about these donors – Pulen and Tumany Weeds. Well-Meaning Tom: What do you want to know? They’re not from around here. DA: I figured that out. Well-Meaning Tom: Kind of exotic. DA: I’ll bet. Well-Meaning Tom: She’s a gardener. DA: STOP...

 By David Allen, Development for Conservation Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance. - Theodore Roosevelt I sincerely hope that this New Year’s message finds you warm and comfortable, surrounded by family and...