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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.

  19 April 2022   By David Allen, Development for Conservation   For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been writing about communicating with donors. We’re Outreaching; Are We Succeeding? Communicating with “People Who Give Money” Four Common Communications Failures I See Too Frequently   And as I explained last week, communication has been on...

  12 April 2022   By David Allen, Development for Conservation   For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been writing about communicating with donors. We’re Outreaching; Are We Succeeding? Communicating with “People Who Give Money”   It’s been on my mind because I’ve been doing a whole series of Development Audits – comprehensive...

  29 March 2022   By David Allen, Development for Conservation   If there is one word in land trust language that would benefit the most from tighter definition, it’s probably the word “outreach.” We have Outreach Committees, Directors of Membership and Outreach, Outreach Strategies, Outreach Events, and so on. I’m...

  8 March 2022   By David Allen, Development for Conservation [The bulk of this post originally appeared in March of 2016]   Recently, I conducted a training session with a land trust. I had to fly to get there, so whereas I brought a projector, handouts, and so on, I...