I’ve been watching Givewell for the past couple of years, because I think they’ve been trying to take on a serious issue with accountability and transparency for nonprofits.
Are you looking for sponsorship for that next event? How altruistic of you! You could be SAVING THE COMPANY. YOU COULD BE SAVING THEIR BRAND. Seriously. You have no idea. According to Edelman’s GoodPurpose study of 2013, consumers will punish a brand that does not actively support a good cause. Here’s how partnering with… [Keep Reading]
Want to learn how to write a better appeal letter? Join us on Tue, Sep 9, 2014 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT for this free one hour webinar! What people are saying: At the end of Tons of Money in the Mail, I asked Mazarine if she would review the year-end appeal letter I… [Keep Reading]
In this 15 minute interview we go into detail on what makes a good appeal letter you’ll see real examples from acquisition mailings from Smile Train and from St. Joseph’s Indian School, and a breakdown of the techniques they use with typographics and content that make their appeal letters effective. [raw] [/raw] Want to write… [Keep Reading]
Are you getting rejected for grants right and left? Are you just not getting the monthly donor numbers that you want yet? How else can you raise money for your cause? Would you like to create new sources of income for your nonprofit? Join us for this free one hour webinar as we learn: The… [Keep Reading]
Have you ever thanked a sponsor from the stage? Did you pay careful attention to your wording? Probably not, right? Probably you were just happy to have the whole event over with. However, in this article, I’m going to tell you what you can say and what you should not say from the stage at your next fundraising event.
Last week I got to meet up with my friend Joe Waters in Newton MA! Joe was a blast and we talked nonstop for over an hour! It was such a pleasure to listen to him expound on ideas about the nonprofit sector. I forgot to get a picture with him, so here’s a picture… [Keep Reading]
Here are 6 questions you need to ask to help get that corporate sponsorship. Why should you ask questions of your sponsor? Because most people don’t ask these questions. Most people have NO IDEA what’s happening when they ask for sponsorship. You just ask, and the money just magically appears in your hand, right? Wrong…. [Keep Reading]
There is literally no better time than now to start asking for sponsorships for next year. According to the IEG sponsorship report, the majority of sponsors are making decisions in the 4th quarter about how to spend their sponsorship dollars next year. How will you take advantage of this opportunity? Are you working on a… [Keep Reading]
Note: This article originally appeared in the OCASDV (Oregon Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence) newsletter in March, 2014. Does your nonprofit get government contracts? Or is your nonprofit considering getting government contracts? The government is increasingly stepping away from providing human services like elder care, and instead they are calling for nonprofits to take… [Keep Reading]