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Mazarine Treyz

Recent Posts by Mazarine Treyz:

3 Steps to Progressing in Your Nonprofit Career

Do you ever feel stuck in your job?? Most of us have felt that way at one time or another, particularly if you’re working for a nonprofit. It can be frustrating to see other people around you being promoted, or to be overlooked for outside candidates when the time comes to hire for a higher-level position.

How can you move on up in the nonprofit world?

Even if You Fundraise "Perfectly," Not Knowing This Could Leave You Unemployed

Even if you fundraise perfectly, not knowing this could leave you unemployed in one year.

11 Tips On How to Write Original Appeal Letters

If your appeal letter isn't pulling in enough money in the last few years, it might be the downturn. It might also be because your appeal letter reads like a grant proposal.

Measuring Nonprofit Effectiveness: Interview with Lindsay Nichols

(Editor's note: This interview originally appeared on the blog on July 17th, 2014)

Branding yourself as a nonprofit consultant

Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising

6 Questions to Ask to Get That Corporate Sponsorship

Here are 6 questions you need to ask to help get that corporate sponsorship.

Follow-up to Crucial Year-End Giving Strategies for Your Nonprofit Appeal Webinar

Below is a follow-up by Mazarine Treyz to a handful of questions submitted by participants during the November 5, 2013 webinar “Crucial Year-End Giving Strategies for Your Nonprofit Appeal," and a cross-post of our Tumblr post here. To view the presentation or listen to the recording of the webinar, please click here.

How to Stop Being A Firefighter in Your Nonprofit

One person asked me recently, "As the single employee of a small nonprofit, how do I prioritize the daily issues of running a nonprofit before they become 'fires.'"

How to Write a Story for Your Appeal Letter

Join us for a FREE webinar on November 5 as our guest author, Mazarine Treyz, speaks about crucial year-end giving strategies for your nonprofit appeal: