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Ann Rosenfield, MBA, CFRE 1216698031

Executive Director, The WoodGreen Foundation 

Pssst! Small shop fundraisers. Want to hear a secret? While you and I can list 101 disadvantages to being in a small shop, there are HUGE and I do mean HUGE advantages to being small.

So disadvantage reason #96 is I have to run all my own tax receipts and stuff the envelopes personally. But that is also a HUGE advantage for several reasons. Thanks to the relatively small volume of gifts:

  • I can actually hand sign all of the tax receipts
  • I know the name of pretty much every single donor to my organization
  • I easily affix live postage stamps to all tax receipts Read more »