Something isn’t working with your planned giving program. You heavily invested in reputable software, recruited talented staff, and yet, the golden goose has yet to lay one single golden egg. Follow these three tips to develop a winning planned giving strategy.
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Want to work smarter and not harder? Start a planned giving program. Begin with bequests, incite interest from stakeholders, and reach out for technical assistance as your program grows.
We are a group of youth from the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) who want to make a change in our community. This change happens with our decisions, can you believe that? We’ve funded 33 youth-led social justice projects in San Francisco since we started in 2013, and there are more coming every year.
Youth grantmakers in San Francisco's Youth Empowerment Fund award grants to teens to empower them to bring their great ideas for projects and events to life. Money goes directly to young people’s ideas, not as funding to already established adult-led non-profit organizations.
Donor-centered moves management is a major donor cultivation approach that combines love with a great management system to plan, make, and keep track of a targeted number of “moves” or “touches” per year to major gift prospects.
A common refrain among executive directors is that board members aren’t involved enough in fundraising. Fundraising, however, is one of the fundamental responsibilities of a board member. Here are a few ideas for board members to get more comfortable with fundraising.
As storytelling has jumped to the top of the nonprofit communications priority list, many of the clients we work with feel both invigorated and overwhelmed by the challenge of telling their organization’s stories. Just like good stories, good quotes are made of ideas so memorable and succinct that they are easily passed along. Here are five.
Part 2 continues with a few tips on sending a clean application packet, from your friendly neighborhood artist/activist who has taken several turns as a grant/fellowship reviewer and recipient.
If we can't play the same game the rest of the world plays in terms of professionalism, how can we be expected to be taken seriously (i.e., paid)? Here are a few tips from your friendly neighborhood artist/activist who has taken several turns as a grant/fellowship reviewer and recipient.