The Appeal For Giving Comes First

  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 for Raising Money

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

Fundraising Events – Good for the Heart

Amazing people do amazing things. Raising money comes from the heart and in this case, gives to the heart. This morning I met with the Executive Director for the American Heart Association in Colorado Springs. She is focused on her goal of raising more money than they've ever raised before. I asked her to tell … Continue reading Fundraising Events – Good for the Heart