Blog posts tagged with Fundraising planning
Peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns yield significant benefits: more donations, more awareness, more relationships, and plenty of supporters to share the load. But if you haven’t done one before, getting started can feel overwhelming.
Far too many organizations ghettoize revenue generation into ill-prepared development departments and development committees of the board. They need to view revenue growth and development in the much larger context of high performance at the organization level.
Done right, a capital campaign can both expand your nonprofit’s mission in bold ways and build the major donor pool for your annual fund.
Are you “freaking out” because the year’s end is fast approaching and you still have fundraising goals to meet? Help is just around the corner.
Before, fundraisers had to focus on how to gain donors' trust and confidence and persuade them to support our organization. Now, they must learn how to creatively give supporters the tools they need to raise money on your organization’s behalf. Give the power back to the people who care for your cause just as much as you do.
If you want to leverage people’s feelings of generosity during the holiday season, you need to start planning now. If you’ve already begun (yay you!), you need to make sure you’re not missing any tricks that could be raising you a lot more money.
A representative of a local grassroots nonprofit asked a challenging question at a Foundation Center San Francisco event last month: How can smaller grassroots organizations compete with more established nonprofits to garner the support of funders? Shawn Dove from the Campaign for Black Male Achievement had some valuable advice, which he calls the “5 Rs”.
There are two ways you can spot that you’re wasting your time with a bad fundraising strategy. Veteran fundraiser Armando Zumaya discusses identifying the true ROI of a fundraising campaign and developing relationships.
“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant,” Mitchell Kapor once said. How can your nonprofit compete with information overload and tell your organization's story in a way that your audience will become as passionate about your mission?
If you're looking to raise money for a good cause without the extravagance of a full-on gala, having a house party can be great as a simpler, more intimate alternative.