Leaky Bucket Blog

Leaky Bucket Blog

Welcome to the Leaky Bucket blog, where we discuss everything related to measuring, managing, and improving fundraising performance. And some other stray thoughts from time to time.

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Leaky Bucket Blog

Welcome to the Leaky Bucket blog, where we discuss everything related to measuring, managing, and improving fundraising performance. And some other stray thoughts from time to time.

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Get your fundraising right. Don't get it backwards! Effective fund development means great planning, metrics, guidelines and reports.

Can a small, unsophisticated agency break its fundraising logjam? Yes - even if they back into it by going after the wrong prospects!

Nonprofit strategic planning and nonprofit fund-development planning - why do we need all this planning anyway?

This is the last in our series of three posts on how nonprofit organizations can use Social Media Right, with thanks to Ken Okel.  In Part 2, Ken exp

See how you can use Social Media helps to improve fundraising performance.

I usually focus on how nonprofits can manage and improve their fundraising performance, emphasizing strategic management, metrics, benchmarks and pro

We've been running our Leaky Bucket Assessment of Fundraising Effectiveness for about a year now, and to our surprise, only a tiny fraction - 3% - of

You know that expression, if it sounds to good to be true...? "You've got to help us out," they said, "we really need you!" And so, with my brand-new

SMART Practices Resource Library

Check out our library of free resources you can use to improve your fundraising, make better decisions, and more. You'll find white papers and other articles, plus some powerful calculators.

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