Stewardship Success: Donor Relations that Create Donor Retention

| March 18, 2019

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In order for any organization or project to be truly successful, it is critical to have buy-in from the community. Generous civic groups, businesses, individuals, and foundations are the cornerstone of any healthy and sustainable nonprofit. Keeping those generous donors engaged is one of major keys to nonprofit development. Many of us in the nonprofit world tend to “chase after a donor” in a time of crisis.

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School of Hard Knocks Charity

School of Hard Knocks is a social inclusion charity which runs courses that use sport to tackle unemployment, antisocial behaviour, crime and health. The charity has an expert team of coaches and mentors and is supported by a wide range of high profile individuals from within and outside sport. Our work has been documented multiple times by Sky Sports since 2007 and has grown into one of the most effective and high profile courses in the UK, working with some of the most hard to reach individuals in our society.

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School of Hard Knocks Charity

School of Hard Knocks is a social inclusion charity which runs courses that use sport to tackle unemployment, antisocial behaviour, crime and health. The charity has an expert team of coaches and mentors and is supported by a wide range of high profile individuals from within and outside sport. Our work has been documented multiple times by Sky Sports since 2007 and has grown into one of the most effective and high profile courses in the UK, working with some of the most hard to reach individuals in our society.

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