Blog posts tagged with Fundraising planning
Whether solving a Rubik’s Cube or developing a millennial engagement strategy, each requires the recognition that you’re dealing with a new kind of puzzle with its own tricks and quirks. So, what are the tricks for how to solve the millennial engagement puzzle?
Social entrepreneurs often end up wasting precious time running after unrealistic funding opportunities and knocking on doors that will never open instead of investing their energies in more effective approaches. If you want to get a social venture off the ground, here are a few common fundraising pitfalls to avoid.
Bethany Lampland, chief operating officer at The New York Foundling, discusses how to create new and innovative revenue streams while maintaining your charitable status and staying true to mission, using her organization's partnership with the for-profit coffee company COFFEED as an example.
Donor-centered moves management is a major donor cultivation approach that combines love with a great management system to plan, make, and keep track of a targeted number of “moves” or “touches” per year to major gift prospects.
A common refrain among executive directors is that board members aren’t involved enough in fundraising. Fundraising, however, is one of the fundamental responsibilities of a board member. Here are a few ideas for board members to get more comfortable with fundraising.
Does your nonprofit suffer from an inability to consistently articulate their organization's value? An unclear or inconsistent message about your work makes it difficult to solicit funding. A well-crafted case for support should precede any fundraising and communications planning.
You are one person operating with limited resources. Your time will be better spent, and your organization better served, if you can do a handful of important tasks well, rather than fruitlessly attempting to juggle a thousand things at once.