Blog posts tagged with Fundraising
On March 20, Lisa Hoffman, social sector coach and consultant, led a conversation at Foundation Center West: A Day in the Life of a Major Gifts Officer. She spoke with two major gifts officers: Shernaz Polad Boga, director of donor engagement at the ACLU Foundation of Northern California; and Leigh Illion, director of leadership gifts at the San Francisco Marin Food Bank. Boga and Illion shared their experiences and best practices for succeeding in their current work cultivating and securing major gifts for their respective organizations. A recording of the event is available here.
Learn why it's so important to build meaningful relationships in order to get the attention of donors, and strategies for doing so.
Strategies that help empower and inspire your board members to embrace fundraising success.
Which donors should you engage with before the end of the year? Data-driven strategies can help you figure that out. Hear from Zach Shefska, Director of the Fundraising Report Card, to learn tactics for helping you focus your attention on the right donors at the right time to maximize your capacity to raise money.
Funders are increasingly focused on measurable results, and technology initiatives are not exempt from this expectation. To prove an investment is worthwhile, nonprofits must show that the net gain will be more than the cost.
Forty-one states require registration for nonprofits that solicit contributions within their borders. That includes grants. Harbor Compliance answers the top 5 questions they get in regards to grant applications and state registration requirements.
A capital campaign is an effective strategy for raising the millions of dollars necessary to complete large projects. However, due to their complexity and the sheer amount of funds that need to be raised, they can span multiple years and strain an organization’s internal operations. Here are six tips to succeed and maximize nonprofit capital campaigns.
Online giving is a must for modern organizations. Learn how to optimize your online giving strategy and maximize fundraising through these simple steps!
Whether gearing up for a capital campaign or are just looking to learn more about these intense fundraising endeavors, this guide has you covered. It answers several pertinent questions about implementing a capital campaign.
There are a multitude of benefits to peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising, from community-building to cost-cutting. In this article, we’ll show you tips to perfect your P2P campaign and reveal best practices for designing your plan so that you can maximize those benefits and exceed your fundraising goals.