Sustainable funding is a holistic approach to fundraising that moves beyond non-sustainable activities. These activities can be securing grants or tapping “rich people” before you are ready for those strategies. Sustainable fundraising are activities and strategies we used to secure sustainable funds. This is how we build a sustainable non-profit.
An Abundance Mindset Positively Impacts Your Fundraising: Stop Sabotaging Your Fundraising With Scarcity
I was talking to a Nonprofit Nation member recently. She was telling me how her nonprofit has just had a record year. She was amazed that it was in the middle of 2020, the year of COVID-19. She said that she felt things were just lining up for her organization....
It makes them more invested in your cause and you get valuable insights that help you make fundraising activities even more effective. Talking to donors can breathe new life into raising money if you let it.
I know for me the struggle was always time and content ideas. If that’s you, then this Nonprofit Insiders Club Edition is for you.
After you receive the first donation, you can keep a donor engaged by following these three steps. These steps will help you keep that new donor giving.
It’s great if a mentor is knowledgeable about your field. However, if they have a good network, this will advance you quicker than someone who does not network well.
If someone tells you as a new nonprofit they can write grants for you and get them funded, they either are naive or want to sell you services. I was naive enough when I started to think every new organization could get grants right away.
It's appeal or fundraising letter writing time. It is so hard to get started writing and put something on paper that will bring in much-needed funds. There's always a moment when I hit send on an email or put the last letter in the mailbox, that I feel the weight of...
Talking to your donor in a way that resonates with them helps you communicate your mission.
You should start using micro-actions now in your communications, on social media, or anywhere you have a call to action. Why? To get people clicking and engaging so they will be willing to take larger actions during the year-end giving season.
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