Archive | October, 2009

The Planning Meeting – Love it or Hate It?

Posted on 30 October 2009

I sent out a special email on Monday to those who are signed up for the Step by Step Fundraising newsletter.  It included some of the tips that I also posted here:  Annual Fund Drive, End-of-year Fundraising Success Strategies. I got an email back from Tony with some great comments that maybe you can relate […]

Annual Fund Drive, End-of-year Fundraising Success Strategies

Posted on 26 October 2009

I’m kicking off this week with a Resource Roundup with simple success strategies for your year-end fundraising campaign. Many nonprofits see a great increase in donations toward the end of the year.  Don’t miss out on year end donations from your supporters just because you didn’t ASK! Here’s the three step plan to focus your […]

Fundraising Training Events, Teleseminars for Fall 2009

Posted on 16 October 2009

Continually learning is important for most jobs and fundraising is no exception.  Personally I love going to conferences, seminars and even taking online classes.  (In fact this weekend I’m missing a really great internet conference.) Sometimes seminars just give you general information that might be helpful “someday,” while other times you are looking for something […]

Guide to Cause Marketing: Partnerships for Fundraising, Marketing Success

Posted on 13 October 2009

Anytime I’ve been out shopping the past few weeks, it’s been tough to miss that that October is “breast cancer awareness month.” Our local grocery store is even doing big displays and calling it “Pinktober.” Over the years cause marketing campaigns like these have grown steadily and with good reason.  They can be a great […]

How to Organize a Raffle Fundraiser

Posted on 07 October 2009

If there is such a thing as a perfect fundraiser, raffles are just about as close as it gets. A raffle fundraiser is great for any size organization. Your costs are next to nothing, and the proceeds are limited only by the number of tickets sold. […]