Most people think fundraising is all about asking. It is and it’s not. Fundraising – and I mean good, sustainable, donor-based fundraising – happens in all the little things that lead up to the ask. It’s a lot like gardening. You don’t pick the fruit on the day you plant the seeds.30
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I’ve just returned from an event where I talked about The Soul of Money and how it is our privilege to, as Lynne Twist says move it towards that which we love.
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Vasectomies, vaginal tightening, cosmetic surgery, IVF treatments and other sexually-charged donations have found their way into fundraising auctions. Here are some ideas for selling awkward donations.
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One of the BEST ways to raise awareness and find new donors is to get out and speak to groups in your community. A successful talk can bring new supporters, volunteers, donations, and maybe even additional speaking opportunities. It’s also a great way to spread the word about your organization and reach30
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We think about it and argue about it.
We worry about it and spend it.
We dream about it. And we (hopefully) save some of it.
Money. Does it have a soul?
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Congratulations! Your nonprofit is growing and it’s time to get help. Getting help isn’t always easy, especially if you like being in control. The key is to realize that you can still be in control AND get help – you can structure jobs so the person is doing what you need them to30
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Over the course of the year I’ll highlight different types of nonprofit missions on Mission Moment Monday. Today you’ll hear a story from Pamela B. Rhoads, development director at Cleve J. Fredricksen Library. The library is located in the small borough of Camp Hill, PA – population around 7,900.
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We know how important it is to bring to life the faces of our clients, patients, students. . . those whose lives are different because of our mission.
People stories are the most common way to engage, inspire, and even brag about your organization. But, there is another story topic that gets less air time. Your money story.
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Everything changes over time. Fundraising is no exception. When I look back on my early days of fundraising (nearly 20 years ago), I see there are things we did then that we don’t do now. And vice versa. When you’re new (or newish) to fundraising, it’s easy to choose something that you30
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A common question guests will ask before a gala is what they should wear. Conveying your auction dress code should therefore be part of your marketing strategy. I like the way this client shared the recommended attire for the night.
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