People who follow up in a timely manner achieve greater success. It's a bold statement. Do you agree? Take a look at someone who is doing well in growing their future. They share their message and then what? OFFER opportunities to be involved. It's the "O" in SOAR. First, you share your message and then … Continue reading Value of Follow up – PRICELESS
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
Individual giving, group giving, and organizational giving are three of the vehicles people use for donating money nowadays. This is important to know when you're establishing ways to share your information with people who may be potential donors. These methods become vehicles for your success when you let people know your organization is an option. … Continue reading Vehicles for Raising Money!
I recently had the opportunity to speak with a director for a non-profit participating in the Indy Give! campaign in Colorado Springs. People who live nearby know about The Independent, which is a free newspaper listing all of the happenings. A must-have sitting on your table when you are choosing what to do this weekend. … Continue reading Give! It’s an Independent Thing