When was the last time your nonprofit was featured in the paper?
What is your call to action like? Is it as good as Amplify Your Voice? If not, consider how to engage a volunteer, no matter what time of the day or night it is, with the skills that they possess right now. Do they like to blog? Make it easy for them to create a blog post about your organization. Do they want to get involved in your next phone-a-thon, special event, walk-a-thon? Then post the date and signup sheet there too. Make it exciting with pictures. Make it easy. They’ll come back again and again to keep working with you.
Cause marketing. It’s why corporations give to your cause. You think that maybe they really believe that you’re making a difference and want to help?
“The fundraising letter comes in the form of a “survey,” a frequently used device for partisan fundraising, but this one has a twist: calling itself the “Congressional District Census,” the letter comes in an envelope starkly printed with the words, “DO NOT DESTROY OFFICIAL DOCUMENT”
It’s as if there were a wall. And on one side of the wall is this belief that not-for-profits and government exist for public service, and that they’re fundamentally altruistic, that they have a deeper purpose, and they’re doing good in the world, and they have pure motives. On the other side of the wall are corporations. And they’re just selfish and greedy. They have no purpose other than to make money.
What is it? An appeal letter is a letter you send to donors to ask for money. When to do it: Quarterly or yearly […]
What Is It? A special event helps get the word out about your organization, identify new potential donors, and ask them for money, all […]
Managing Others Development is a crucial department for any nonprofit organization. Not only are development staff tasked with getting all money for the organization, […]
Fundraising is the act of building relationships to help the cause you care about. This can include writing letters and newsletters, throwing parties, visiting […]