Keeping a development professional longer than the average 18 months is important to a successful run at growing community and raising money. The Founder of SOAR stood in the shoes of a development professional for a corporation and also a non-profit for many years. Corporations call fundraising "increasing market share." Non-profits call it creating sustainability. … Continue reading Corporations call fundraising “increasing market share.” Non-profits call it creating sustainability.
You've heard a watched pot never boils. Let's just say you're fundraising and pushing to fill the pot. You're watching, watching, watching and not seeing the huge increases you were hoping for. The best time to raise money is when you're not needing to raise money! Watching the pot and expecting it to grow at … Continue reading The Best Time to Raise Money Is…
Raising money is a skill. Some are more apt to have it BUT everyone can learn it! There are simple steps you can take to be successful at your work for raising money. Help yourself by learning a system, which works for all businesses although at SOAR we focus on helping non-profits because the control … Continue reading Help Yourself – Fundraising Offers Opportunities for Expansion
SOAR with Network Fundraising already knows the tools necessary to achieve success when raising money. This is a "one box fits all" fundraising system because it's set up to adapt within your community through 1:1 networking meetings. We are accepting new clients into our 2018 year-long development program until December 31, 2017 with only $150 … Continue reading Year-long Development Program – Reservations by December 31 for $150
Fundraisers talk about appeals all the time when raising money. It's the appeal, or ask for a gift! Is now the right time to ask? It certainly is if you've already prepared and educated people about your organization. If not...stay away from the ask! Instead, think about the future and how you raise the … Continue reading The Appeal For Giving Comes First
Timely Investments: 7 to 12 months before fundraiser 6 to 1 month before fundraiser 1 month to the day of fundraiser History proves a professional fundraiser raises, on average, 41% more money for an organization, when a successful fundraising system is put into place. It means, if you raised $50,000 last year you're going to … Continue reading Timely Investments for Raising Money
Size and demographics of a community do not matter when it comes to the SOAR with Network Fundraising system for raising money. It works for businesses, just as well as it works for non-profits. Benefits to buying programs with SOAR The ROI (return on investment) cannot be matched! Where can be buy a fundraising system … Continue reading Fundraising System where ONE box fits all!
TALK, talk, talk! Yes, think of the many opportunities you are presented with everyday. What if you talked to three new people about the work you do? You've seen how a network grows. You tell three people and they tell three people, and so on, and so on. As an added bonus - make a … Continue reading Successful Fundraisers Do THIS Three Times a Day
Education is a matter of building bridges. Tell me, how are you educating people about your organization? Wouldn't it be great to build bridges, which lead to paving the road for financial success? It can happen. And, you know your organization better than anyone else. Teach people what you know. Then, connect them with your … Continue reading Building Bridges for Fundraising
Why not? The sky is the limit. You are a fundraiser. Do you use your time effectively? Have you ever done the math? What is the fundraising goal for your organization? What do you earn per hour as an income? $35,000 per year = $17/hour How do you fund raise and how much time does … Continue reading WHY Network Fundraising?