Successful Fundraising

Successful fundraising is no accident. It requires planning, commitment, and more than a little bit of salesmanship. If this sounds like a lot of work, make no mistake about it, it is. But it’s rewarding work, it’s meaningful work, and done the right way, fundraising can be fun work. Fundraisers present wonderful opportunities to generate […]

Planning Successful Fundraisers

There are so many tips for successful fundraisers I could give, but it’s impossible to list each one here. These ten are among the most important:Leadership & organizationRehearse the sales pitchChoose the right fundraiserTry new ideasPlanning & coordinationOrganize & divide tasksFollow tax lawsUse a consultantStudy the competitionParticipant benefitsStrong leadership and organizational skillsIt’s critical to have […]

How To Run A Successful Fundraiser

How To Run A Successful Fundraiser – Part One: Organizing Your GroupWould you agree that it’s easier complete a job when you have a blueprint to follow? Yes?Also, the exact opposite maybe true which brings us to the old axiom: “Fail to plan, plan to fail”Usually most groups avoid planning because they view it as […]