8 Steps for Building Networks to Raise Money

1.) Collaborative Networking Events are the key! This is when you partner a business, nonprofit, sponsor and attendees. The business and the sponsor may be one in the same. Business - provides location Sponsor - pays for event amenities (food, etc) Non-profit - featured during presentation Attendees come to NETWORK and will see the presentation … Continue reading 8 Steps for Building Networks to Raise Money

The V formation for Fundraising

The V formation is a volunteer format. Think of birds flying in a flock. V Formation is a pattern most often used by a flock of birds. Birds maintain a healthy balance and do not get tired while flying because they lift each other up. Their wings create an updraft as the flock works together … Continue reading The V formation for Fundraising

7 must do’s when asking for money

1.) KNOW the person/organization you're asking. AND, know why they will say yes when you ask for a donation. You don't want to be a stalker, certainly not, but having some background information can help with initial conversations. 2.) Discover a general overlap of interests. This helps with building lasting relationships. It is always good to … Continue reading 7 must do’s when asking for money

Raising Money & Building Networks!

Join a group session with SOAR. Spend less than one hour via conference call learning how to raise money by expanding your networks. Date: February 7 Time: 10:00 a.m. Mountain Time Register by clicking here!    

Reaching Fundraising Goals

Raising money - it's a cakewalk! Certainly you can make money doing a cake walk**  but what we're talking about now is "making it EASY to raise money." Making sure it's a piece of cake. Setting things up so raising money happens without too much effort. Finding the SWEET spot. What does it look like? … Continue reading Reaching Fundraising Goals

The Best Time to Raise Money Is…

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…

When Fundraising Comes Easy

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