Blog posts tagged with Fundraising
Check out these first steps to identifying, assessing and moving forward with mid-level donors to leverage their valuable contribution to your fundraising efforts.
The following guest blog is written by accomplished fundraiser, social entrepreneur, and best-selling author, Darian Rodriguez Heyman. Most recently, Heyman launched the Nonprofit Fundraising Masters conference series to connect experienced and emerging nonprofit leaders to the tools and service providers needed to maximize fundraising results. Sessions for the Nonprofit Fundraising Masters series are coming up in Silicon Valley on July 27, and in San Francisco on October 19.
Seasoned grants professionals are often intimidated by state and federal grants. Fortunately, you can take some simple, concrete steps to assess whether government grants are right for your organization, and you can master the techniques needed to compete in the government arena.
Effective nonprofit leaders wear so many hats, sometimes they have to hire another head. When they can’t commit time to learning a new specialty, it’s time to call in consultants and outside service providers.
Darian Rodriguez Heyman, former Craigslist Foundation E.D. and author of the newly-released Nonprofit Fundraising 101 joined Foundation Center West to share concrete tips and tools for individual giving, foundation grants, corporate sponsorship, earned income, and online and peer-to-peer campaigns.
With the benefits and popularity surrounding crowdfunding, it is easy to overlook the potential associated legal risks. For every nonprofit currently engaged in or considering engaging in crowdfunding, here are a few of the many factors to consider.
Fiscal sponsorship is a fundraising tool that opens up the doors for more funding opportunities for individuals or organizations that are not recognized as 501(c)(3) public charities. If you’re unfamiliar with fiscal sponsorship, here are 5 ways Fractured Atlas’s fiscal sponsorship program can help you fund your work.
Michelle Lynch Reynolds is the program director at Dancers' Group. We interviewed her about her organization's experience using the Sustain Arts tool.
Katie Fahey is the program officer for the Kenneth Rainin Foundation's arts program. We interviewed her about the Foundation's experience using the Sustain Arts tool, for which the Rainin Foundation provided seed funding.
No matter how fantastic the cause, a fundraiser will not get results without nailing the basic skills of making donors feel comfortable, getting past gatekeepers, and getting prospects to return calls. Read on to learn how to get donor prospects to call you back.