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…
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
Volunteers and outreach. They were the same two things you were thinking of, right? Great minds think alike! Volunteers and outreach improve fundraising. You're nodding and saying, "Okay, but how is the volunteer who's helping us file papers in the office going to help us raise money?" First - he/she is filing and you're not. … Continue reading What Two Things Improve Fundraising?
Basically, "in the bag" means your fundraising is as good as secured! You can be sure the results are just what you're expecting. Whatever you believe is truly in the bag IS IN THE BAG. How can you help yourself to get the bag filled? Consider these simple steps: Confidence and Trust In your program … Continue reading Fundraising Goals – In the Bag!
Do you believe resolutions help you raise money? We think of making resolutions for the new year and here we are - already IN 2018 for a week!! Literally, making a resolution is the act or process of resolving. We often think of ways to improve our lives at the end of a year for the … Continue reading Resolutions Raise Money
Are you lifting off or landing? Fundraising gets the best elevation while in the air! A V-formation with SOAR is the program associated with developing a volunteer program. It is a "V (volunteer) formation" and when it is done well - your program SOARS! Think about it, the V-formation with birds is when they get … Continue reading The Flight of Fundraising
A non-profit has many things to focus on and first and foremost it is the service they offer to help others. The mission is most-important - NO DOUBT! There's also no doubt when it comes to raising money. A non-profit generally has the majority of their funding acquired through grants and donations. There's NO DOUBT … Continue reading “NO DOUBT” – A Sign for Raising Money