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Is your job really to raise money?

iMarketSmart

– Your job is to facilitate the process of giving money away. The post Is your job really to raise money? Tweet this. Tweet this.

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

J Campbell Social Marketing

You may have heard of the mammoth success of the nonprofit charity:water and its effectiveness in raising money online. But you are wrong!

Nonprofit giving is about more than just money

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post Nonprofit giving is about more than just money appeared first on JCSM. Sharing is caring, really!).

Who Will Get The Money?

The Agitator

No, I’m not letting small organizations totally off the hook for improving their fundraising. Donor acquisition Donor retention / loyalty / commitment Fundraising philosophy/profession Nonprofit management premium

Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money!

iMarketSmart

The post Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money! And, if you want to see the sequel, Words that Work 2 , go here. Click to tweet!

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INTERVIEW: How to get substantially more money per donor with Alan Bacharach

Wild Woman Fundraising

Because you’re allowing them to give you money instead of the government. Money that they would have to pay in any case can now go to you.

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Would you give money to this person?

iMarketSmart

The post Would you give money to this person? Trust is crucial, necessary and vital. . probably should not be trusted. LIKE THIS POST?

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How to Raise More Money from Matching Gifts Using Email and Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Fundraising is tough, and matching gifts are a rare way for nonprofits to capitalize on free money from many donations. Social Media. Facebook.

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How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Image Creative Commons "Money" by Stuart Dootson). I’m so excited to share this interview with you! interviewed Jules Brown!

Fundraising is not really about money

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

“Fundraising is not really about money. It’s about people.” ” Fundraising expert Larry C. Guest expert: Larry C.

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Starting Over #10: Understand Money

The Agitator

As part of the Agitator’s Barriers to Growth series I noted that the shortage of investment funds for fundraising is often perceived as a major hurdle.

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10 Charity Fundraising Events to Raise Large Amounts of Money

Fundraiser Ideas

When your charitable cause needs large amounts of money, charity fundraising events can be your best option. The following are 10 charity fundraising events that, if implemented correctly, are sure to raise large amounts of money for your organization: Charity walk. Add raffle items or a 50-50 raffle to raise even more money.

How to Shift Giving: New Money for Good Research Released

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Of all of the research I reference in webinar and conference presentations, the Money for Good studies are a longtime favorite.

The 3 best times to ask for money

Fundraising Coach

Asking for money is where the magic happens! This is where it starts to feel that you only are interested in the person’s money.

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How Small Nonprofits Can Raise Money on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I had a great conversation with Susan Gordon, director of nonprofit services for Causes , last week. Coming Soon  . Love the daily blogging? Great!

Raising Money with No Heartstrings to Pull

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join Susan and me on Tuesday for a FREE webinar:   Raising Money Via Social Media: Using Causes and Your Facebook Page. Today’s Book Giveaway.

How to Raise Money With Facebook – One Organization’s Success Story

J Campbell Social Marketing

It will lead to missed connections with supporters, and thus, a seeming inability to raise money using the platforms. Measurement is Key.

5 tips to waste your money in fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’d rather not waste your money in fundraising, then do yourself a favor and get on the Fundraising on a Shoestring Webinar on March 10th !

Why I don’t cry foul when I hear how much money sits in DAFs

iMarketSmart

He also writes and speaks often about the slow movement of money OUT of DAF’s into charity bank accounts. Al Cantor is great. He’s a tiger.

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11 props you can use to raise more money at face-to-face meetings

iMarketSmart

The post 11 props you can use to raise more money at face-to-face meetings appeared first on MarketSmart. giving menu (see one here ).

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The 4 Questions You Need To Answer When Raising Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

Raising money online seems to confound many nonprofits, especially smaller ones. Online fundraising campaigns have a start, middle and end.

EOY Hacks: 8 Online Fundraising Ideas to Save Money + Time

EveryAction

This time of year, the only thing nonprofit pros need more than fundraising ideas is more time and money to implement them. Message received.

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10 Ways to Creatively Ask Friends and Family for Money

Fundraiser Ideas

“Oh no, here she comes with another solicitation for money for a fundraiser.”. always felt like my friends and family felt obligated to give me money when I was doing a fundraiser. That way, they don’t feel they are out of money, and you feel relieved because they are happy to contribute. If so, you are not alone.

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Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

So often, as fundraisers, we are charged with raising all of this money. And we run up against people’s concepts of money, every day.

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[Guest Post] The money making secret of effective donor newsletters

Fundraising Coach

Newsletters: they’re all about the money…eventually. I’m a huge fan of Tom Ahern. Sign up to get his emails at [link].

Where is the money for our schools?

Wild Woman Fundraising

mean, they are just going to make even more money. The zombie corporations are holding the money hostage. We need to free that money through legislative action. You need to advocate for a greater proportion of city/county/state money to be given to your nonprofit. Lately I’ve been pondering a couple of things.

2 phrases to use when asking for money

Fundraising Coach

” is a vapid cop-out for truly asking for money. Those are my favorite phrases for asking for money. Other Possibly Related posts: The 3 best times to ask for money. Do-It-Yourself Fundraising: How to Get Money for Your Nonprofit. How to make more money with your next silent auction. 3. So let them know!

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Ever wonder what donor advisors tell their clients when it comes to giving their money away?

iMarketSmart

Give the money – clarify how you want to be treated, what you want, and what you don’t want. It’s a fascinating read.

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Does the Raiser’s Edge Help Raise Money?

JCA Insights

Does any fundraising software really help raise money? Should The Raiser’s Edge has sophisticated functionality to manage virtually every facet of the most complex fundraising program, but it can only help raise money when senior leadership mandates that all staff use the system. In Which board members are actively raising money?

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What really rich people want

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you responsible for building the relationship and asking them for more money than you will make in 10 years? What motivates them?

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Greenpeace … Show Us The Money!

The Agitator

This is of course a friendly request (and I stress that), not a demand. Greenpeace has been conducting an exemplar online advocacy campaign — centered on Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling plans — for about the last 30-odd days. The Agitator first wrote about the campaign on March 13.

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Why spend the money?

Get Fully Funded

It’s the best return on your investment.   For a nonprofit, there’s no better place to invest money. Staff If you are a nonprofit director, you know that the budget line item for training and development is often the first one to go when things get tight.  But this is SO short-sighted! Management Personal/Professional Developmen

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3 Ways Prospect Research Can Help Nonprofits Raise More Money at Events

EveryAction

Do you have events planned as part of your end-of-year fundraising push? prospect research events

Training Your Board to Raise Money – a book for your new year

Fundraising Coach

The new book Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money is just that. Train Your Board to Raise Money can help. They are good.).

Some people make excuses; others raise money

Fundraising Coach

Are you making excuses or raising money? Ask ask without fear asking for money actually like hearing that, in a twisted way. Really.

Asking for Money AND Something Else

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

really like this one recommendation from Rachel: Pair an ask for a donation with a “no-money” ask during a campaign. The no-money ask gives your supporters another way to get involved and engaged in your cause whether they want to give financially or not. Missed it? All-Access Pass Holders can review the recording now.).

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Focus on the mission, not the money

Get Fully Funded

Too many times, nonprofit Fundraisers get so focused on the money that they forget to communicate about the mission.  I’ve seen this in direct mail appeals, grant proposals, and major donor visits. . When you share from that point of view, your appeals take on a much richer tone than if you’re just begging for money.

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Part 3: How to Send an Appeal Letter

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is just a tiny slice of what I could teach you about raising TONS more money in the mail. how to send appeal letters in bulk. Printing.

Mobile Money

The Agitator

Pew Internet Research recently asked a variety of pundits how they saw the future in terms of consumers paying for purchases via mobile devices such as smartphones. They cite comScore reporting that 38% of smartphone users have used their cell phone to make a purchase of some kind. Where do you see this headed?

What does “value” have to do with raising money?

iMarketSmart

Therefore, the simple key to commanding more money (and this applies to just about any financial transaction) is to provide more value. If this is done well, more money will follow. The post What does “value” have to do with raising money? Want  more donors ?  And, want more donors to give more ? Fundraising

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