Year-End Fundraising

  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...

  By David Allen, Development for Conservation   If you’re like me, you won’t be mailing your appeal letters and/or renewals after this week and until after the election. If you’re like me, you will calculate that the national mood will be seriously distracted by the election. I...