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How to maximize your fundraising success

Posted February 24, 2022 by Virginia Davidson

How to maximize your fundraising success

Are you looking for ways to maximize your fundraising success?

It can be a real challenge for busy nonprofit professionals to find the time to research and implement new fundraising strategies. That’s why we’ve created a new blog series called Fundraising Essentials, based on the ideas and strategies in Erik Hanberg’s book, The Little Book of Gold. rated this practical step-by-step guide to professional fundraising a Top 12 Must-Read Book For Nonprofit Employees.

Over the next few months, we’ll post articles that will focus on a specific fundraising topic presented in Erik’s book to help you consider how your organization can maximize its fundraising success in that area. And, we’ll provide you with actionable guidance that you can implement right away.

Some of the topics in this blog series will include:

  • Essential fundraising systems
  • Appeals
  • Events
  • Major gifts
  • New donors
  • Planned giving

We hope that, by following along with this blog series, you’ll gain insights that you can implement in your own work to maximize your organization’s fundraising success.

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Subscribe to our blog and you ‘ll receive an email with a link to each article in the series, right in your inbox.

Get your copy of The Little Book of Gold and the free LGL Companion Guide

If you’re ready to dive right in, you don’t need to wait. We’re such fans of Erik’s book that with his permission, we wrote a Companion Guide to the The Little Book of Gold. This guide shows how you can use Little Green Light to implement Erik’s fundraising advice. Little Green Light customers can download their FREE digital copy of Erik’s book, The Little Book of Gold, along with LGL’s Companion Guide, right from within their LGL account. Simply visit the Help page in your account and click the blue “Get free copy” button at the top right of the page to access the downloads.

If you are not using Little Green Light, you can purchase Erik Hanberg’s The Little Book of Gold at Amazon, the author’s website, and wherever books are sold.

LGL’s Companion Guide is available to everyone as a free download at

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