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Lee+ Associates unveils new name and logo

November 28th, 2016

Marion Lee and her team at Lee+ Associates are revealing the firm’s new name. In announcing the firm’s new name, Lee reiterated that the firm’s passion and commitment to serving nonprofits remains solid.  “The strong foundation begun in 2000 when Mike Bacon and I formed Bacon Lee & Associates continues to this day.  Alexis De …Read More

When were YOU most sincerely thanked for your nonprofit gift?

November 21st, 2016

By Joyce Penland, CFRE As we mark the fourth quarter of the year—typically the most charitable time of the year—we’re reminded that thanking is an essential element of the “giving circle” of cultivating, asking, and stewarding our donors.  We would argue that the “thanking” portion of the giving circle is the MOST important part of …Read More

The “Annual Day of Giving” concept: Is it working?

October 18th, 2016

By Marion Lee, CFRE Now that we have been through several cycles of annual giving days for nonprofits throughout the U.S., we want to take a closer look at the impact of these special drives and examine whether they are here to stay. As savvy development officers know, the purpose of such community-wide giving challenges …Read More

Putting a new spin on your special event

September 20th, 2016

By Karen Kegg Fall is in the air and that can only mean one thing–its gala season in Texas! Fall is the time when charity supporters and party goers get back together after a long, hot summer to celebrate life and support their favorite causes. It’s always the best time of year, in my opinion! …Read More

Why your cover letter opens the door

August 16th, 2016

By Joyce Penland, CFRE Conducting job searches on behalf of our nonprofit clients is one of the hallmarks of our work at Bacon Lee & Associates. In our 16-year history, we’ve literally read thousands of cover letters and résumés of fundraisers seeking new positions. Crafting a winning cover letter can make the critical difference in …Read More

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