In my last blog, I talked about the factors that need to be considered to effectively and credibly create a year-end campaign goal – the ones that I ignored that got me fired from my first, big fundraising job. Now that you’ve learned from my mistakes, you’re probably looking at [...]
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Below are some of the capital campaign consultants that we know and trust. *Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE Recognized as a leading expert in her field, Amy has helped small and large nonprofits alike raise millions of dollars through major gift and capital campaigns, board development, annual fund campaigns, direct [...]
Nonprofits turn to awareness campaigns to increase their visibility and ride the wave of relevancy, often as part of designated awareness weeks and months. While there’s some good advice out there for putting together a campaign that drives people to act, the traditional marketing funnel is failing us when it [...]
A nonprofit faces a financial crisis. The sky seems to be falling. The temptation is to put those money woes at the top of the list as to why you and your volunteers are fundraising. The urgency provides the case for supporting the annual campaign, right? In the long run, [...]
Below are some of the nonprofit campaign consultants that we know and trust. *A Direct Solution Since 2003, A Direct Solution has been providing development support for small to mid-sized nonprofit clients in need of high-level fundraising executive services. They offer solutions that translate into into long-lasting management [...]
My first trip outside the United States probably ruined me for “normal” travel. I had an opportunity to work in Kuwait out of college and I took it. Little did I know that experience would whet my appetite for a lifetime of travel to, let’s say … different places. To [...]
As your nonprofit grows, your development team needs to consider the types of campaigns that you should conduct in order to further your mission. At some point, your organization will need to launch a capital campaign. A capital campaign is a long-term fundraising endeavor designed to raise money for a [...]
In this webinar, Chris Hammond and Brittany LaGanke from Corporate Giving Connection will cover the necessary marketing components of a successful year-end fundraising campaign and the importance of thinking outside of the box in order to cut through the noise of the giving season. Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Chris [...]
In this webinar, Sarah Durham will show you how to brand your capital (or other very large) campaign so it inspires donors to act, what printed or digital tools do you need in the quiet and public phases, and how to inspire major donors to become campaign ambassadors. Full Transcript: [...]