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Help Yourself – Fundraising Offers Opportunities for Expansion

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 they have over funding is a lot less stable.

Anyone can register for a Year-long Development Program before December 31, 2017 and get 37.5% in savings with only $150 upfront. Payment options are available for the rest, which works out to be less than $14 per day!

Explore the best way to achieve success for raising money within your market. History proves a year-long development program with a professional fundraiser at SOAR raises, on average, 41% more money for an organization.

Register for this special offer – click here and pay only $150 now! 

THERE’S MORE!!! We are offering a three-fold return on your investment of $5000 for the year-long program OR you get your money back upon completion!! 

Cost for Year-long Development returns to $8000 on January 1, 2018.


BENEFITS TO BUYING ANY PROGRAMS WITH SOAR!

  • They are guaranteed to increase the results of programs for raising money! These may be programs you’re already doing, or they may be new programs you choose to do because of the education you receive.
  • It has helped every organization who’s gotten involved! There are no down sides to the program. EVERYONE says it was THE thing, which made the biggest difference for them.
  • Everybody mentored by the founder of this fundraising system has, on average, increased dollars raised by 41%! The results have been amazing and it is why SOAR shares the methods now.
  • People are successful at using the system for raising money in any community! This is a situation where one box fits all. The systems were built with knowledge of how markets react. It is geared to work in any community where people communicate.
  • The founder has faith, works with individuals to achieve success, and is motivated by helping others achieve their goals!  

TESTIMONIALS

14046121_10204846371117808_4669610499791876103_n-1Gayle Gross is the founder of SOAR with Network Fundraising. Her personal mission is to live with goodness and positive intentions. She shares intellectual knowledge for raising money with others. She says, “It can be so simple for non-profits to reach their financial goals. I can continue to help a select few although anyone can learn to help themselves. SOAR’s system duplicates in any community.” 

Year-long Development Program – Reservations by December 31 for $150

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 down. You determine the best month to begin your program after we’ve had a discussion.

$150 reserves your place and pays for the initial call. You’ll work with a professional fundraiser while you are in the program. This person basically joins your team for a complete year! The total cost for the program is discounted 37.5% but beginning January 1 the cost goes back up to $8000 for the year-long program. Buy now for $5000, which can be broken down into a payment plan throughout the next twelve months. 

There’s no risk because we guarantee a full refund of the total cost if you do not “at least” triple your investment during the year!

There has never been a better way to add a fundraising professional to your team without hiring a new staff member!!

Year-long Development Program – Reservation

This initial cost of $150 reserves your place in the development program, which begins for you sometime in 2018. The total cost is discounted 37.5% from the original cost of $8000 for Year-long Development with SOAR!

$150.00

 

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 appeal or desire in others through your actions.

We’re sitting on top of a gold mine for 2018. SOAR is in Colorado where the Gold Rush happened in the middle 1800’s. Gold mining continues with the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine, which is close to where we live. They are the largest employer in the area. If gold mining goes away in this county so do a lot people’s dreams. The same is true with your fundraising. No dollars – no dreams!

Raising the appeal for giving is when the people you ask for money – GIVE IT!

The appeal in our lives is that we always have the opportunity to sit back and let the chips fall where they may. “We’ve done all we can do” is often our excuse. The last five days of 2017 are no exception. People say: We’re done for the year; What we do now is not going to make a difference on the bottom line. Is this really true!? NO!

Actually, now is the most-important time to be diligent. You have five days to impact your future financial success for 2017. But, more importantly, this rolls into what happens for 2018 as well. You know THIS to be true.

Raising the appeal within others to give a gift to you is extremely valuable. Lots of people do their annual giving through campaigns set up nationally now. The list is online. They can donate from the comfort of their home and no one is “asking” again and again for a gift.

This statement is now common, “I now give to two organizations each year and I’ve already given.”

Now, more than ever, relationships matter if you want to be one of two organizations a person is giving to. SOAR develops relationships. We help organizations become THE “connector” in their community. People CHOOSE to donate to the organizations we are involved with because the organizations are making a difference for others and not just asking for money!

SOAR works with a handful of organizations each year and we have a few openings for 2018 available in our Year-long Development Program, which is currently discounted through December 31, 2017. Learn more here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 raise $70,500 this year.

The simple formula is – take the dollar amount you raised last year and multiply by .41 and then, add the number you get to your original number. For example: You raised $90,000 last year. $90,000 times .41 is $36,900. Add $90,000 and $36,900 together and you get the magic number of $126,900.

There are systems out there, no doubt, which will encourage you to do things outside your comfort zone. How about sticking to what’s natural?

SOAR’s system has proven to increase dollars raised by 126% within 4 months and 371% within 16 months by highlighting people’s gifts. This means participating organizations must be diligent and open-minded about following a system and sharing the things they’re good at with others.

Timeline prior to a fundraising event:

  • 7 to 12 months before fundraiser – This is when you are spreading the word about your organization because you’re hosting networking events. HOW you do this is important.
  • 6 to 1 month before fundraiser – This is when you change to every other month for networking events, and spend time with a core group of people who are instrumental in achieving your success.
  • 1 month to the day of fundraiser – This is the month when you are looking past the fundraiser and what happens afterwards.

SOAR works with corporations and non-profits to put together Collaborative Networking Events.

SOAR is…here!

Timely investments are HOW you spend your time. The value of follow up…PRICELESS

 

How Can Network Fundraising Help?

People ask – what is Network Fundraising?

The short answer – It is the system a person can learn and then use to grow their connections, increase market share and raise money. It is proven to increase dollars by 126% in four months.

Network Fundraising is taking networking events and adding advocates who invite people to networking events. Advocates give of their time. You provide an adequate motive for advocates to be involved with you. It’s win/win in the end. SOAR has programs to walk you down this path toward achieving financial success. Together, we “Reach New Heights for Raising Money!”

SOAR is a system and there are ways you can be educated about it. The program developed over twelve years ago and is now being shared for the first time. If you want to learn more – keep reading!

Education on the system is done through your participation in: 

  1. An audit of systems. This is a 1:1 networking meeting and a series of webinars or self study courses. The 1:1 is done via phone or video conference. The webinars are done via the Internet in the comfort of your home or office. There are no special downloads required! You bring the right people on your team to the call and the trainings.

  2. Participation in a year-long development program, which includes everything you can imagine to develop your own system for raising money. This program is guaranteed to triple your return on investment OR you get YOUR MONEY BACK**! 

**Offer good through December 31, 2017

If you’re interested, KEEP READING!!


The popular 1:1 networking meetings, an audit of systems, is the perfect way to get started. It is $374 and includes the following:

  • Webinars
    • The original series with details about the fundraiser SOAR calls a migration
  • 50-minute call to discuss items you want to develop within your program. When you do this call, the fundraising audit, you leave with three steps for moving your program forward, along with a timeline for doing so. The goals are something you determine and develop with the assistance of a SOAR fundraising professional
  • An opportunity to join the mastermind discussions each month. This is with other fundraising professionals around the country who are sharing ideas and setting goals!
  • Original copy of the book – SOAR with Network Fundraising
  • Recording link for the webinar sessions so you can review, and share with your team for up to 60 days


The year-long development program is based on availability. Reservations are being accepted for 2018’s calendar until December 31, 2017 with $150 down. Cost is $8000 when you sign up after January 1. It is $5000 today through the end of the year!

Get an experienced and successful fundraiser on your team for one year. It’s win/win! Guarantee a spot on the calendar for $150 upfront, which pays for the audit of fundraising systems. YES! That’s all it takes to get started!! Reserve your place now!

Cost is $8000 for people signing up between January and March. This is guaranteed. Cost is $5000 when you reserve your spot to begin SOAR’s program sometime in 2018. You do not have to begin in January. The cost for year-long development, when you break it down, is $14 a day during this campaign, which ends in nine days! 

What you get in the year-long development program:

  • Webinars
    • The original series with details about the fundraiser SOAR calls a migration
    • The advanced series, which shows you how to partner with others for collaborative networking events and how to treat your advocate program like a multi-level marketing campaign. This is when the V formation gets special attention. V formations are groups of volunteers, who help you fly!   
  • Monthly 1:1 Networking Meetings – 50-minute call to discuss items you want to develop within your program. 
  • Fundraising professional consulting with your team to achieve financial success
  • A professional fundraiser focused on you achieving your goal
  • The total cost is 37.5% lower now than if you wait to sign up in the first quarter of 2018.  Reserve your place now!
  • Webinars
    • The original series with details about the fundraiser SOAR calls a migration. 
    • The advanced series, which shows you how to partner with others for collaborative networking events and how to treat your advocate program like a multi-level marketing campaign. This is when the V formation gets special attention. V formations are groups of volunteers who help you fly!   
  • An opportunity to join the mastermind discussions each month. This is with other fundraising professionals around the country who are sharing ideas!
  • Original copy of the book – SOAR with Network Fundraising
  • Recording link for the webinar sessions so you can review, and share with your team for as long as you are in the program

Let’s talk if you’re not sure about where to begin. You can schedule a quick call via this link: Click Here!

We pride ourselves in letting people take the lead in how they want to raise money. We have a system, which works in a fast and productive way. It is easy to understand, implement and it creates sustainability. We stand alongside organizations who are ready to SOAR – to reach new heights in raising money. We offer additional training for teams when they get involved.

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Review of the levels and costs associated with SOAR’s programs:

1:1 Networking Meeting/ Fundraising Audit/Webinar Series – $374 

Year-long Development Program** is $5000 with $150 due by December 31, 2017. 

**After January 1, 2018 the cost is $205 for reservations and $8000 for the year-long development program. This cost is good through March 2018.

 

YOUR Way to Raising More Money!

We are all inclined to learn from the success of others and that’s good! Although, what we often overlook is the knowledge we have within ourselves and in the end, that’s what makes the most difference.

SEE YOUR WAY is a powerful statement. How often do you sit back and see the ways you can impact your program in a productive way? Yes, there are systems organizations follow to raise money. There are teams focusing on the mechanics and when the program is well-oiled success is achievable by sheer willpower.

Again I ask – what ways can you, alone, impact the program? This is when you look at the skills you possess AND the NATURAL abilities you were born with. Sometimes, skill and natural ability are one in the same. Sometimes, they are not the same at all!

  1. Who are you?
  2. What do people like about you?
  3. Where are you most-comfortable?

There is an exercise you are encouraged to do with an acquaintance. When raising money we approach people we do not know very well. We may think we do but really, we know what they share with us. An acquaintance sees you from the perspective of what you’ve sharing. A true friend is not recommended for this exercise because they are “in the know” if that makes sense. They have TMI – too much information – to be objective.

Exercise:

  • Ask someone you’ve been talking with if they are willing to sit down with you for a brief meeting. This could be done over coffee/tea. 45 minutes is a good time frame.
  • Let the person know you want to see if you’re really portraying who you are with the people you meet. Mention it could be two-way and you are also willing to share your perspective for them. It’s a new twist on marketing “self.”
  • During the meeting, discuss topics around the three questions above. You can ask things like: Do you know what I’m passionate about? Why did we continue to talk after our initial introduction – is there something about my work that interests you? Are there areas about my work where I can be more clear? What do you feel my strengths are? Do you have suggestions on where I can better market myself and the work I do?

Make sure the conversation is two way and if the person wants to also hear your answers to the questions about themselves, you provide that opportunity.

As we think about ways we can be more productive in raising more money by increasing market share there is a very large personal component. SEE YOUR WAY of making things happen because it is integral to being successful.

networkingeventadvocatesSOAR offers programs to help you achieve your goal in raising money. If you are not seeing what you want via the website, please send an email to iwantto@soarwithnetworkfundraising.com

We are happy to share with you the ways people are finding success through our self-study courses and 1:1 networking meetings.

Learn more about SOAR’s programs here! 

 

Strategic Networking & Friend-raising

SOAR’s system, which you have an opportunity to learn, has increased dollars raised for organizations by more than 100%. The program has developed over the last twelve years. Watch the free video and learn “WHY it works” 

  1. Works in any community where people communicate
  2. Works for non-profit and for-profit businesses alike
  3. Organizations gain a team member (SOAR professional) who has historically won at raising money 

SOAR has FREE Webinar Sessions and Groups of Webinars for $129. This is your opportunity to go through a self-study course and take what you learn to achieve your financial success.

1.) Getting Started (Webinar Group I) $129:

  • SOAR Webinar Series
    • SOAR Relationship Development and Management
    • Networking
    • Advocate Program
    • Migrating into your organization
  • Migration – THE Fundraiser

You receive:

  • An opportunity to join the mastermind discussions each month. This is with other fundraising professionals around the country who are sharing ideas!
  • Downloadable book – SOAR with Network Fundraising
  • Recording of the session so you can review anytime
  • Templates and other information provided to guarantee success
  • Follow-up call with a SOAR coach to make sure everything you learned is clear and understandable! This is when you can ask questions in relation to fitting the program into your mission.
  • Details about doing a Migration! This is a fundraiser based on strategic networking. A migration is literally an event, which takes you from an area of low resources to an area of high resources. It’s unlike anything you’ve learned before!!

Click this link to purchase Group I – Getting Started


2.) Advanced Programs (Webinar Group II) $129

  • Building Networks for Raising Money
  • Advocates for SOAR
  • V formation for SOAR
  • Networking Events for SOAR
  • Collaborative Networking Events for SOAR

Group II takes a deeper dive into the functional process of increasing market share and raising money through NEW systems. There are five sessions ranging from 13 – 23 minutes each.

You receive:

  • Downloadable book – SOAR with Network Fundraising
  • Recording of the session so you can review anytime

Click this link to purchase Group II – Advanced Programs


3.) FREE Sessions

SOAR offers audits of fundraising systems and year-long development programs.

Have questions? Email iwantto@soarwithnetworkfundraising.com


14046121_10204846371117808_4669610499791876103_n-1Gayle Gross is the founder of SOAR with Network Fundraising and facilitates the SOAR Webinar Series. She developed the role for increasing market share within a bank and carried that over into raising more money for non-profits. Now, she shares her learnings with you so you can also achieve success through the use of simple practical steps for strategic networking!

See Testimonials

Advanced training has arrived – SOAR with Network Fundraising

You’ve asked for the next level and now they’re ready! Collaborative Networking Events take you to new places in growing market share. People have achieved amazing results through collaborations and developing V formations.

Advanced Programs and what’s included in the webinar series:

  • Building Networks for Raising Money
  • Advocates for SOAR
  • V formation for SOAR
  • Networking Events for SOAR
  • Collaborative Networking Events for SOAR

This advanced series takes a deeper dive into the functional process of increasing market share and raising money through implementing NEW systems. There are five sessions ranging from 13 – 23 minutes each. Set up a time to talk if you have questions – click here!

PLUS – you receive:

  • The book – SOAR with Network Fundraising
  • Recording of the session so you can review anytime

Click this link to purchase  – Advanced Programs for $129


14046121_10204846371117808_4669610499791876103_n-1Gayle Gross is the founder of SOAR with Network Fundraising and facilitates the SOAR Webinar Series. She developed the role for increasing market share within a bank and carried that over into raising more money for non-profits. Now, she shares her learnings with you so you can also achieve success through the use of simple practical steps for strategic networking!

FREE Friday at SOAR with Network Fundraising

Free download of SOAR’s published book on Friday, December 1. Get “SOAR with Network Fundraising” when you click on the link provided to you. Get details for FREE Friday ahead of time and get the LINKS sent to you directly. There will be something given away on Fridays from SOAR with Network Fundraising. Register here to get on the mailing list to see what’s coming next with FREE Friday! 

 

 

 

Getting People on Your Side for Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday and many people are finding it easier to donate to their favorite charity through a click of a button.

Have you shared your button’s link on social media, in mailers, and on your website? Preparation makes all the difference when it comes to being successful during this campaign.

This was just reported through USA Today:

Most charitable states:

1. Utah

2. Maryland

3. Minnesota

4. Wyoming

5. Wisconsin

6. Washington

7. Virginia

8. South Dakota

9. Georgia

10. Oklahoma

Colorado is where SOAR with Network Fundraising is and we fall somewhere in the middle of the pack for most charitable states. You can certainly look up the results at: USA Today

Preparing to raise money takes a system. Systems keep us on track and all we have to do is follow them. They’re proven to succeed. SOAR with Network Fundraising is the system known to increase the dollars you raise by 126% within four months.

Watch “WHY it works” to learn more! 


 

The best parts of the SOAR System:

  1. Works in any community where people communicate
  2. Works for non-profit and for-profit businesses alike
  3. You gain a team member (SOAR professional) who has historically won at raising money

SOAR makes learning the system easy through self-study courses. The list of videos below are FREE webinar sessions. They are all under ten minutes long and give an overview of SOAR systems:

We’ve recently combined our self-study courses, which adds value to each grouping. We recommend people begin with Group I and the SOAR Webinar Series because this is where it all begins.


 

Group I 

  • SOAR Webinar Series
  • Migration – THE Fundraiser

See Testimonials

The SOAR Webinar Series is all about relationship management for fundraising, networking, improving your volunteer program, and learning the details for a new fundraiser – The Migration!

PLUS – you receive:

  • An opportunity to join the mastermind discussions each month. This is with other fundraising professionals around the country who are sharing ideas!
  • Downloadable book – SOAR with Network Fundraising
  • Recording of the session so you can review anytime
  • Templates and other information provided to guarantee success
  • Follow-up call with a SOAR coach to make sure everything you learned is clear and understandable! This is when you can ask questions in relation to fitting the program into your mission.
  • Details about doing a Migration! This is a fundraiser based on strategic networking. A migration is literally an event, which takes you from an area of low resources to an area of high resources. It’s unlike anything you’ve learned before!!

Click this link to purchase Group I for $129


 

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You commit to one day of training during the SOAR Webinar Series or up to four days by spreading the sessions out. You receive a recording of the sessions you attend. ALSO – everyone going through the series is invited to join a conference call on a quarterly basis with like-minded individuals – The Fundraising Mastermind.

Click this link to purchase Group I for $129