Direct Response Fundraising

In trying to summon an image to represent our theme for this issue of Donor Focus, I found myself drawn to Auguste Rodin’s sculpture The Thinker. It’s such a familiar piece, yet few of us know the struggles Rodin encountered in presenting his work to the public.
In trying to summon an image to represent our theme for this issue of Donor Focus, I found myself drawn to Auguste Rodin’s sculpture The Thinker. It’s such a familiar piece, yet few of us know the struggles Rodin encountered in presenting his work to the public.
25 Sep 2023

What to Think of Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on Fundraising . . .

In trying to summon an image to represent our theme for this issue of Donor Focus, I found myself drawn…

In this article, we’ll explore the captivating realm of AI-powered fundraising efforts—the boundless benefits and intriguing challenges that arise when technology and philanthropy join forces . . . when fundraising meets artificial intelligence.
In this article, we’ll explore the captivating realm of AI-powered fundraising efforts—the boundless benefits and intriguing challenges that arise when technology and philanthropy join forces . . . when fundraising meets artificial intelligence.
25 Sep 2023

Fundraising Meets Artificial Intelligence

In this article, we’ll explore the captivating realm of AI-powered fundraising efforts—the boundless benefits and intriguing challenges that arise when…

In listening to nonprofit CEOs describe obstacles they’re facing, themes have primarily centered around staff turnover, overwhelming workloads, and personnel challenges—many occurring within donor development departments
In listening to nonprofit CEOs describe obstacles they’re facing, themes have primarily centered around staff turnover, overwhelming workloads, and personnel challenges—many occurring within donor development departments
17 Aug 2023

LEADING WITH EMPATHY

In listening to nonprofit CEOs describe obstacles they’re facing, themes have primarily centered around staff turnover, overwhelming workloads, and personnel…

A long-term, mutually beneficial relationship with our clients is a value of Douglas Shaw & Associates. One of the most exciting aspects of serving Scott Mission, an organization in the Greater Toronto Area we have partnered with for over 12 years, is working together to strategize the best ways to communicate with their various donor audiences.
A long-term, mutually beneficial relationship with our clients is a value of Douglas Shaw & Associates. One of the most exciting aspects of serving Scott Mission, an organization in the Greater Toronto Area we have partnered with for over 12 years, is working together to strategize the best ways to communicate with their various donor audiences.
17 Aug 2023

A REWARDING PARTNERSHIP

A long-term, mutually beneficial relationship with our clients is a value of Douglas Shaw & Associates. One of the most…

I’m pretty certain most people have heard the old joke about the guy who buys a chainsaw from the hardware store and returns two days later, covered in sweat. He tells the guy behind the counter, “I can’t cut down trees with this! It’ll take a week just to cut one tree.”
I’m pretty certain most people have heard the old joke about the guy who buys a chainsaw from the hardware store and returns two days later, covered in sweat. He tells the guy behind the counter, “I can’t cut down trees with this! It’ll take a week just to cut one tree.”
30 May 2023

One Person’s Standard Practice is Total Innovation to Another

I’m pretty certain most people have heard the old joke about the guy who buys a chainsaw from the hardware…