Blog posts tagged with Fundraising planning
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.
What are the key ingredients for a successful house party? On June 8, 2011, author, community organizer, and veteran fundraiser Andy Robinson visited the Foundation Center to discuss what it takes to put together a house party that brings in plenty of donations while showing guests a great time. Here are a few of his tips from the seminar, Bringing Down the House: How to Plan a Fundraising House Party.