Writing Fundraising Appeals: Our Top 10 Tips

At The Hired Pens, some of our most rewarding work involves supporting the fundraising efforts of nonprofit organizations we admire — from a few of the country’s top hospitals to small, local agencies with whom we work on a pro bono basis. We’ve written enough fundraising appeals over the years to know what resonates with […]

Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing Fundraising Appeals

I have a confession to make: I write direct mail. Not of the “let us cover your house with our great vinyl siding!” variety, but something a bit more respectable. Rather, I write fundraising appeals on behalf of nonprofit hospitals and charitable organizations. So, yeah, you’ve probably tossed one of the letters I wrote into […]