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Anatomy of a successful capital campaign committee meeting

What makes a successful, productive capital campaign committee meeting? Explore the essential elements and tips for hosting better meetings with this crash course.

By Amy Eisenstein (she/her) and Andrea Kihlstedt (she/her)

January 10, 2023

Capital campaigns and donor fatigue: combatting your fears

It’s natural to fear donor fatigue during a capital campaign. Your worries are a sign that you deeply value your donors and want to see things from their perspectives. Here are three foundational stewardship tactics to keep in mind before and during your next major campaign.

By Andrea Kihlstedt (she/her)

March 2, 2022

Q&A: Do capital campaigns make sense in a time of crisis?

Nonprofits have overcome some serious challenges over the past year. The cancellation of events and the need to abruptly pivot their fundraising strategies, capital campaigns, and messaging have certainly been struggles, but, by and large, we’ve seen some amazing resilience…

By Amy Eisenstein (she/her) and Andrea Kihlstedt (she/her)

May 20, 2021

5 ways smart nonprofits can soar over COVID-19 and into the future

As we start another month of social distancing and working from home for the forseeable future, the immediate crisis has begun to feel somewhat routine. For some nonprofits, this is a period of non-stop action serving on the frontlines of…

By Andrea Kihlstedt (she/her)

May 8, 2020