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Somewhere Between Keekee and Death

Something happened the other day that reminded me about the two missionaries in the New Guinea jungle. They had to choose Keekee or Death when confronted by the chief of a fierce, wild tribe.

(What! You don’t know what Keekee is. I’ll explain.)

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Philanthropy Counts Index 

What it’s about Category

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Somewhere Between "Keekee
and Death
Golden rules of asking for a gift Asking
Open Letter to Samuel What went wrong on the visit

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Darn Good Top 25 Rules for the Board Boards
Developing Trustees Trustee Fundraising Boards
Ineffective Board Members Ineffective Board Members Boards


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Ensure a Campaign Feasibility Studies Campaigns
Eschew the Word "Pledge" Letters of Intent            Campaigns
My Will Planned giving & the campaign Campaigns
Naming Opportunity            Naming opportunities Campaigns
The Perfect Answers Responding to endowment objections Campaigns

Case Statements
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The Perfect Theme
Case statements Case statements
Christian Life Center (Sample) Case statements Case statements
First Coast Y (Case Sample) Case statement opening Case statements
LeTourneau (Case Sample) Case statements Case statements
Oxford University Case Selections for the Oxford case Case Statement
Safe at Home (Sample Case) Case statement for Jackie Robinson Y  Case Statement
An Audacious Plan
 St. Anthony's case
Case Statement
Spirit and Soul
Case Statement
Kadlec Case Sample
Case Statement
Red Cross SE PA Case for Support Case for Support Case Statement
Opening paragraph of
Frankenmuth Case
Case Statement
Case Evaluator (PDF) Case Statement
Case for Life Chaplaincy Case Statement

Direct Response
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Fundraising Letter Writing fundraising letters Direct response 
Pearls of Wisdom Direct response fundraising Direct response

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Fifteen Things I have learned Jerry’s observations General
Friends and Donors Asking Friends for Support General
Innovation Breaking the status quo General
Listen the Gift The importance of listening General
Momentum Is Everything General
5 Factors to Ensure Success Meeting with Larry Ellison General
Resolute Determination leads to success General
Storytelling The power of storytelling in fundraising General
Successful Organizations 5 Keys to Competitive Success General
You Make It Happen Praising Unsung Fundraisers General
20 Thank You Ideas   General
Strategic Questions Karen Osborne General
Managing Your Brand Strategic Plan General
The Three Es   General
Proclamation of Affirmations
and Commitment (PDF)

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Life's Compass Keeping focus on what’s important Inspirational
Integrity is Everything
Ideas Turning great ideas into success Inspirational
Style Inspirational
Signaling the Charge Thoughts on Richard Cornuelle

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Life's Compass Keeping focus on what’s important Leadership
Elements of Success Dialogue with Dilenschneider Leadership

Moves Management
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It's Fail Proof Moves Management Moves

Planned Gifts
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No Longer Just "Nice If We Could"
Planned Giving by Don Stahl Planned Gifts

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Catalyst for Giving Building donor trust                        Stewardship
Connecting Research Cultivating local relationships Stewardship
Dividends What donors want Stewardship
Recognition Counts Public acknowledgement Stewardship
Relationships Doug Ray on relationship building Stewardship
Show Them Love 10 Rules to Winning the Next Gift Stewardship
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