Susan Emfinger Discusses The Difficulties and Faulty Assumptions of Raising Money

Non Profit Marketing 360

Susan Emfinger is currently Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations and Development at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Susan Emfinger of UMBC.

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

Fundraising Coach

Newsletters: they’re all about the money…eventually. At Health Care for the Homeless (Baltimore), director of development Keiren Havens makes a practice of regularly trolling the front-line staff for true-life stories. I’m a huge fan of Tom Ahern.

We Need Money For Our 501(c)(3) etc. Organization - What Is The Grant Seeking Process?

Seeking Grant Money Today

Plan out the project timeline, who will do what, how all of the money will be raised, budget for the project, etc. Give yourself enough time to find potential grant donors who may really give to your organization - don't waste your organization's time and resources on sending requests to foundations who do not give to your cause, or do not give to organizations serving the geographic location that yours' does, or does not fund the kind of program/project/item that you need money for.

#FUNDRAISING: Maximizing Your Organization’s Return on Fundraising Events

Non Profit Marketing 360

We are pleased to welcome back Susan Emfinger of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. was, “We don’t believe that people should come to every event and be asked for money.” For her previous posts on institutional fundraising, please click here.

Pink Ribbon Cause Marketing and In-Kind Sponsorship

Cause Related Marketing

Any expense a charity doesn’t incur is money that can be put toward the mission. It provided fencing to separate participants and spectators during the race held in Hunt Valley, Maryland, a northern suburb of Baltimore.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


On Wednesday, March 16th, New York Nonprofit Media will host Nonprofit FundCon bringing together fundraising and development executives from nonprofits across New York to discuss how to create a campaign and raise money.

How Crowdfunding Can Transform Alumni Giving

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

According to Andrew Gossen , Senior Director for Social Media Strategy at Cornell, “Crowdfunding is far more than just a tool for raising money online.

Follow The Dollars

The Agitator

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) opened its 47th annual conference in Baltimore MD last night with an agenda chock full of educational programs, and an exhibition hall packed with helpful tools and techniques—all aimed at aiding the process of "getting&#. million Nobel Peace Prize award money.

Include Finance Folks in Fundraising Plans

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Luckily for organizations around the Washington-Baltimore area, she lives and works around here. "I Too often, the fundraising think of something a little too interesting for raising money and don't bother to check it out with finance. From a discussion on Charity Channel's development office list. Christine Manor, the poster, is a national leader specializing in nonprofit accounting. A practical, thoughtful person.

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Disaster Fundraising: Hurricane Sandy The Perfect Storm

The Agitator

Tell them exactly how to send you money or in-kind donations. Appalachian – 48 offices closed, 183 without power, Baltimore/DC Metro Areas – no significant closings. No request for money – just thought we’d check to see how you are doing.”

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The Single Most Important Thing A Start Up Nonprofit Can Do Is Network. Here's Why:

Seeking Grant Money Today

For those of you unfamiliar with The Wire, it is a police drama set in modern day Baltimore, Maryland. Burrell (played by Frankie Faison ) turns to a colleague, amid an administrative meeting, and mentions he has no money in the budget to afford a needed but just out of reach police program. Need Seed Money?