Erica_headshot_042714Are you looking to raise thousands of $$$ with your direct mail or monthly giving program?

Welcome! Here are a few things you can do right now:

Check out our profile and then book a free initial consultation. Send an email or call  (508) 428 4753.

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Starting December 14th: Participate in the 12 Days of Christmas Event! I’ve contributed something monthly giving, of course!


Attend a Charity How To webinar. Check out the calendar for the next sessions, free, beginner or advanced.

“Thanks for the great webinar.  Kind of got the fire lit under me to get moving on this”. – Phyllis

Read Monthly Giving. The Sleeping Giant, one of the only books on monthly giving ever published, click here to find out more. You can order the book right away, through this site or via amazon or your preferred e-book site.

“Erica, I can not put your book down!  I am absolutely blown away by the transparency and awesome information in the book!  You have done an incredible job…” – Melissa

Monthly Donor Calculator 001Project your monthly giving potential by downloading the Free Monthly Donor Calculator and you’ll be blown away at the potential! But, you must get started!

Call the Monthly Giving Help Line at (508) 428-4753 or send an email to schedule time. You can’t afford not to call us! Like any other rules in fundraising, all you have to do is ASK.

Donor_path_090714If you’re a small shop, check out the opportunities of finding a consultant with DonorPath.  It’s very affordable and it works!

Attend a conference and come and get energized about the great work you’re doing! Start the new year off right: and this one is FREE! 

Attend a webinar or presentation. To find out where you can find me, check out the calendar.

If you can read Dutch, check out this article about the recent Bridge Conference

unnamedI just came back from the most recent IFC.  As the US Ambassador, please feel free to ask me any questions about this top conference.

Listen to an interview on NP Voices, # 9 where I talk to Steve McLaughlin about (what else:) Monthly Giving. Thanks so much, Steve!

It’s just so much fun to share annual fund and monthly giving opportunities with fundraisers around the country.

It’s absolutely the best way to offset lowering retention rate like this infographic shows (Bloomerang) retention_infographic_bloomerang

But don’t just take my word for it, here are some unsolicited quotes from webinar attendees:

“I participated in the webinar you gave through CharityHowTo recently and I found it thoroughly informative and inspiring.”

I wanted to personally let you know how AWESOME the webinar was! My Board chair and I have been discussing a monthly program and desiring to implement it this year. … Your information confirmed some of our thoughts and gave us great ideas. Thank you!

If you’re interested in hiring A Direct Solution to help you with your annual fund, monthly giving, events, grant writing and fundraising planning, send us an email or give us a call today at (508) 428-4753!

Finally, a few quotes from happy clients:

Thank you again, Erica, for all you do and the
advice and experience that you share with us…We are making progress…!    – Maryanne      

Thanks for your help with everything – I love the progress we’ve made and I’m learning a lot …” – Beatriz

“Thank you for your guidance…” – Jaci