Raising money online seems like a great idea. It’s free (or seems to be at first glance) and easy – you set up a campaign and people come find you to give, right? Not really. Online fundraising CAN be effective, but it’s a lot more complicated than it appears. It’s more30Continue reading
There was a problem at one of my spring fundraising auctions. The event was new, designed to take the place of a more traditional fundraising dinner. For many years the dinner reliably drew 400- 500 guests. The hope was that this new event would attract a similarly sized crowd. It didn’t. At first the planner… Read On >
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Having an exceptional board can be a hope, and a wish, and dream for many nonprofits.
I work closely with many organizations across the country each year and I often find that the time put into recruiting and orienting new board members is dismally inadequate.Continue reading
For new, young, and small nonprofits, the Board of Directors provides leadership and governance for the organization. They’re there to help grow the organization and fulfill the mission. That means they need to get involved – serve on committee, open doors, and bring their skills to the table. When it works, it’s great.30
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Raffle cheat sheets are a good idea to share with your volunteers selling raffle tickets. As volunteers make their way around the venue, they can quickly refer to the cheat sheet to answer questions.
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One of your greatest challenges as a new, young, or small nonprofit is to raise awareness about your mission and your work. And one of the best ways to meet that challenge to spread the word about your good cause is to go out and speak. Speaking can provide you with great benefits like30
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In my storytelling secrets web class I shared a simple story framework, discussed sympathy vs empathy, talked about the difference between stories and reports, and surprise, surprise shared: 5 Essential Storytelling SecretsContinue reading
After the folks at My RollCall attended one of my sessions, they let me share my passion for storytelling with their readers, specifically how to share your money story with your supporters in a way that is comfortable and effective. Here’s some of what I shared with them.Continue reading