Community Relations

Message in a Bottle: Takeaways from our “Donor-centric Communications” GAOC

Message in a Bottle: Takeaways from our “Donor-centric Communications” GAOC

Our May 9th Good Advice Over Coffee (GAOC) featuring “Donor-centric Communications” kicked off with this question: “What is your preferred method of communication?  These days, the options are aplenty. Email. Text. Phone. Snail mail. Or maybe the latest social media app.

Fundraising can be hard. It’s easier when you have a relationship: Takeaways from the “Relational marketing and fundraising” GAOC discussion

Fundraising can be hard. It’s easier when you have a relationship: Takeaways from the “Relational marketing and fundraising” GAOC discussion

My current relationship with my bank is completely transactional. When I need cash, I pay the ATM a visit. Every now and then, I add a quick deposit to my stop – but usually I rely on electronic transfers. Without a doubt, today’s online and mobile technology has made it possible for me to completely sidestep physical interaction with my bank – let alone get to know a personal banker!

Good Advice Over Coffee Prize Drawing and First Topic Announcement

Good Advice Over Coffee Prize Drawing and First Topic Announcement

We announced last week that we are launching Good Advice Over Coffee (a monthly one-hour small group gathering of community cause champions) and asked you to rank your choice of discussion topics and reserve your seat. THANK YOU to all who responded! We now have a full house for our first one next Thursday, April 11th, 8AM-9AM at Common Desk in Fort Worth, but we have started a waiting list, so simply reply to this email or email Scott Smith to add your name.