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Donor Relations

The Alliance has compiled this set of donor relations resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Alliance Resources

Developing and Managing Business and Individual Donor Support

The Alliance shares Standards Regarding Developing and Managing Business Support in to help museums develop policies and practices that address their relationships with business.


Other Resources

Donor Relations and Stewardship Defined

The Association of Donor Relations Professionals gives a broad overview of donor relations and donor stewardship, providing basic explanations of gift acceptance and reporting, and ways to provide donor recognition. (PDF, 5 pages)

Everything You Need to Know About Donor Relations

This post from the Nonprofit Hub is a compilation of resources on donor relations and includes donor cultivation and retention, communications, segmentation, follow-up, and data and software.

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