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First Thing Tuesday

This BLOG is intended to help conservation organizations and land trusts pursue excellence in all aspects of their conservation endeavors. I welcome your comments and feedback to these posts.

  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...

  15 September 2020   By David Allen, Development for Conservation   First of all this week, let’s all take a moment to consider the members of our land trust community who are suffering due to the fires in the west. I have received several heartbreaking emails and messages from...

  8 September 2020   By David Allen, Development for Conservation   Readers, I’d like you to meet my new friend RGF. RGF stands for Realty Gift Fund, and they buy and sell real estate for nonprofits. RGF, I’d like you to meet Readers. These are some of my best friends...

  18 August 2020   By David Allen, Development for Conservation   I’m working on refining a Fundraising Planning Seminar for land trusts in Colorado, and I created a Five-Step process. Actually, it’s a process that has five steps assuming you are already clear about the goals! (See also Start with...