It's not for everyone - have you heard those words before? Here's a question for you - is it hard to raise money or do you find it easy? Be honest. It's Monday morning and maybe you're working today. You have appointments each day this week with different people you're cultivating. What's your biggest challenge … Continue reading When Fundraising Comes Easy
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
How fast are things changing in your industry right now? Change happens all of the time, this is true, although right now it appears to be happening at a much faster rate. What does this mean? In general, people are catching up to you if you're not moving forward with new processes. Tips for keeping momentum: … Continue reading Stay Front and Center For Raising Money!
By Gayle Gross "I had no idea you did the work you do" and "It feels like you've been part of the community longer than you have" are two sentences a fund raising professional likes to hear. Especially, when they come from someone they've built a relationship with in their community. Consider this: Today is … Continue reading Harvesting Good Thoughts for Fund Raising
What does it mean to be the change? Do you have to be super strong? Change is a word, which just sounds heavy to me. Maybe I'm thinking of the change in the bottom of my pocket, AKA coins. They are annoying when there are too many. Certainly makes me uncomfortable. How about you? Let's … Continue reading Be The Change