Strategies


5 Sure-Fire Ways to Increase Revenue in Your Product Sale Fundraiser

Posted on 29 November 2011

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Increase Revenue in Your Product Sale Fundraiser 1. Use a company that guarantees your organization gets to keep a higher percentage of the profits. There are many so-called fundraising companies out there that think it’s ok to rip the non-profits off and take 60% or more of your hard work. If [...]

Getting your Charity Auction Volunteers to Buy-in and Work, by Sherry Truhlar

Posted on 26 November 2011

Getting your charity auction volunteers to buy-in and work Got problems getting event volunteers energized to do what is needed to be done? Here’s one tip: Give volunteers something new and creative to learn which simultaneously solves a problem your charity auction is experiencing. Volunteers will remain engaged if they believe the solution you are [...]

How Simple Development Systems Will Create Sustainable Funding, by Pamela Grow

Posted on 16 November 2011

Author, coach, copy-writer, nonprofit marketing consultant and political junkie, Pamela is the author of “Five Days to Foundation Grants”  and  the creator of Simple Development Systems, the only online coaching program created for the overwhelmed fundraiser in the one-person marketing and development shop. Pam segued from six years working in programming and communications at a regional grantmaking [...]

Building a ‘Level Four’ Vision, by Kirsten Bullock

Posted on 16 November 2011

I’d like to welcome back Kirsten Bullock to Step By Step Fundraising.  Kirsten is a CFRE consultant, trainer and coach who works with leaders of non-profit organizations and ministries to bring professionalism, excellence and effectiveness to their board and fundraising efforts. She earned her designation as a Certified Fund Raising Executive in 2002. Kirsten is [...]

Blogs vs. Facebook for Nonprofits, by Gayle Thorsen

Posted on 14 November 2011

Gayle Thorsen (pictured at left) is back with another great article to share with us here at Step By Step Fundraising!  Over the past year, Gayle has been kind enough to share with us her recent articles from her blog ImpactMax.   Gayle has been in the nonprofit communications world for more than 25 years, the [...]

Want Better Meetings? Know when NOT to meet, by Maureen Carruthers

Posted on 11 November 2011

Once again, I’d like to welcome back Maureen Carruthers (pictured at left).  Maureen is a non-profit consultant, and the force behind the excellent blog “Low Hanging Fruit Communication” which covers many topics including social media for non-profits. Maureen’s goal is to help nonprofit leaders reach their right people more quickly so their organizations have a greater [...]

How Often Should a Board Meet? by Gayle Gifford

Posted on 10 November 2011

Here is another great article from Gayle Gifford for Step By Step Fundraising- (pictured at left). Gayle brings over 30 years of experience to her work with nonprofits – from her personal activism for peace, disarmament, environmental, human and civil rights, to her professional work as a consultant and former director of development and senior [...]