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Cramer and Associates Blog

We are always thinking about philanthropy and celebrating our partners’ hard work. Here are our latest posts.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month & the 6th Anniversary of Camp Amigas

Michelle Cramer, CFRE, President & CEO It could have not been a more beautiful day for our 6th Annual Camp...

9 Steps for a Successful End-of-Year Appeal

It’s that time of year again. Kids are back in school, the temperatures are starting to drop, and your Board...

Belief, Belonging & Trust: The Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Donors

Dawn Robinson, CFRE, Vice President Recently I’ve been thinking about the values of belief, belonging, and trust—how they shape our...

Your Campaign Readiness Checklist

“Is our organization ready to launch a campaign?”  This question is why Cramer & Associates exists – to help nonprofits...

Giving USA 2023 At-A-Glance

According to Giving USA 2023: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2022, total estimated charitable giving declined amidst...
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Innovation for Your Organization: 5 Key Takeaways from AFP ICON 2023

In today’s competitive environment for donors’ dollars, incorporating innovative ideas and strategies into our work is crucial. Cutting-edge tools and...

Words of Wisdom for Nonprofits in 2023

From Corporate & Community Foundation Leaders Michelle Cramer, CFRE, President & CEO As we move into 2023, many nonprofit leaders...
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Angel Donors Get Their Wings

Michelle Cramer, CFRE, President & CEO It happened again just last week: one of our nonprofit Executive Directors called to...
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Gratitude is a Game Changer

The Revolutionary Power of a Traditional Thank You If trends in the greeting card industry are any indication, thank you...
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Campaign Consultants: Taking the Fear Factor Out of Fundraising

October is here, and it’s the spookiest time of year. Ghosts and goblins seem to lurk around every corner. In...

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