Mission Moment Monday: Don’t ‘Step Over’ What You Do to Change Lives

Today’s Mission Moment Monday Mission Moment Monday./a> shows the importance of showing what you do to change or save the life of the person in your story.

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I’m Sorry for Your Pain

If you work at a non-profit organization you’ve likely experienced pain, frustration, and overwhelm. Sometimes on a daily basis.

I want you to know that I’m sorry for your pain.

Rather than tell you to “get over it,” I’m here to say I understand that your pain is real.

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Share a Story. Save a Life.

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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Tell Your Money Story with Images

The California Symphony fundraising infographic was highlighted in a recent article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy. They share a terrific example of how to show the impact of annual gifts to busy supporters and tell your money story with images.

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Massive Fundraising Results Requires Telling the Truth

Stop and think for just a quick second and type your answer into the comments box below. Do you know EXACTLY how much money you must raise from individual donors to have a successful fundraising year? If $500,000 is your goal for the year, as of this week you should have nearly $87,000 raised. . […]

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Discomfort About Money has a Direct Correlation To How Much You Raise

I’m incredibly passionate about shifting our conversations about money. Especially in the social sector. ESPECIALLY for people like you working to raise the funds you require to do your important work. Every day I encounter people who get hung up talking about money.  What I’ve found is the discomfort talking about money has a direct correlation […]

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