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CRM, POS, OMG! Navigating Data and Systems to Realize Your Institution’s Fuller Potential

We are living in a day and age where big data is discussed in every newspaper, trade publication, or blog we read. Public gardens need to connect more with our customers, deepen loyalty, and generate more earned revenue. But how?

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6/20/18
Starting from Scratch, a Beginner's Guide to Developing New Events

Events are becoming increasingly important fundraisers and friendraisers for gardens of all sizes.

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6/20/18
Building Your Base for a Capital Campaign

Sarah P. Duke Gardens and Atlanta Botanical Garden have engaged in successful capital campaigns to grow their gardens. Learn how to build and think creatively about a robust capital campaign from their successes and lessons learned.

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6/19/18
Landscape to Harvest: Creative, Innovative and Engaging Uses of Your Garden's Bounty

How can we captivate audiences through the bounty of our gardens? Food crops are one of the most approachable plant-related topics and can be a gateway to broader plant conservation discussions.

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6/19/18
Membership, Giving, and Loyalty: The Power of Data and Engagement

Nonprofits are challenged with identifying audiences and understanding motivations. Finding ways to start a conversation, collect contact information, and encourage joining/giving is critical.

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6/19/18
Donor Experience Study: A deep dive into donor experience and expectations

The ways in which donors interact with organizations are ever changing, as new giving and engagement opportunities are introduced using evolving technologies. With that, donors are expecting more and more of the nonprofits they support. This reserach so

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4/24/18
Private Sector Involvement in Conservation Action

As President of the Wildlife Habitat Council, Margaret O'Gorman helps companies find value in natural resources conservation and mainstream biodiversity across operations.  She works with multinational corporations to develop integrated strate

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3/16/18
MBG Gift Acceptance Policies and Guidelines

The Missouri Botanical Garden encourages the solicitation and acceptance of gifts to the Garden for purposes that will help the Garden to further and fulfill its mission.

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3/12/18
Environmental Education: A Brief Guide for U.S. Grantmakers

Achieving a bright future for people and the planet requires addressing a host of current environmental challenges, while developing strategies and skills to address new ones that can emerge quickly and unpredictably.

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9/6/17
Taking Up Residence: The Multifaceted Benefits of Artist Residency Programs in Gardens

Artist in Residence programs have been popular in the art world for some time, but few gardens take advantage of this opportunity.

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7/9/17

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