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6 principles of a good fundraising plan

Wild Woman Fundraising

How do you make a development plan? How do you DO fundraising planning anyway? Read on! It’s tricky! They are a LOT of work.

6 Things You Must Discuss In Your Year-End Online Fundraising Planning

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For a lot of nonprofits, that means the biggest online fundraising campaign of the year is right around the corner. December is coming. 31st).

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7 Questions your Fundraising Plan MUST Answer

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Yesterday, I led a webinar to teach people my “Simple Success&# Fundraising Plan. One of the things I shared was the 7 questions your fundraising plan MUST answer. You need a specific goal for your plan. Tags: Fundraising Planning nonprofit fundraising plan 1 more? 100 more?

In fundraising, planning is key

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With any big project (and especially fundraising), it’s critical that you start with a plan. Fundraising Planning fundraising pla

Fundraising Planning for the New Year! Free Webinar January 28th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Would you like to plan to succeed in 2013? If your fundraising plan languished in a drawer last year, you’re not alone.

4 Myths About Fundraising You Need to Stop Believing

Wild Woman Fundraising

I have talked with so many people about fundraising. and of course, fundraising staff. Planning actually does help you get more money.

Enterprise Community Partners Online Fundraising Plan and Presentation

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"Prior to 2008, we had no coordinated online plan. " There are times - and many nonprofits are guilty of it - when online fundraising seems more like online waiting. Tags: Fundraising Case Studies & White Papers Does this sound familiar? Online donations trickled in on their own." How much will they donate?

Create an Online Fundraising Plan: Match Up Your Online and Offline Marketing

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Online fundraising isn''t a stand-alone initiative—it''s an integrated part of your communications strategy. Yoru online and offline marketing plans to donors should mirror and completment each other. Having a fundraising walk? Fundraising Nonprofit Marketing Create a Fundraising Plan Don''t assume!

Reader question: What’s a good framework for a fundraising plan?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Beth asks: Can you provide a basic (simple) framework to create a fundraising plan (or resources to do so) - for a brand new nonprofit and their completely new to fundraising staff? Here’s what Network for Good recommends in our Fundraising Campaign in a Box. Today, I’m answering another reader question.

How NOT to design the perfect fundraising campaign

iMarketSmart

Today I would like to discuss how NOT to design the perfect fundraising campaign. Some 3,800 factors were analyzed. The result: A big mess!

Free Webinar: Planning for 2015 on 12/4

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you tired of not having a plan every year? In this webinar you’ll learn: Fundraising planning 101. Register here.

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What are you planning for? Fundraising Predictions for 2012

Wild Woman Fundraising

Fundraising Predictions 2012. Unless you’re fundraising for the arts or the environment. Really. Isn’t this exciting?

How to Plan For Fundraising Success in 2014

Wild Woman Fundraising

When you plan your fundraising, you know what’s coming up, and you can achieve a less stressful job! A fundraising plan can help you plan to succeed, by laying out your goals and working backwards. Have you ever wished for more direction in your fundraising program? Planning Annual Campaigns.

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RIDDLE: How do you measure the success (or failure) of your planned giving program?

iMarketSmart

How exactly ARE fundraisers supposed to know how well THEIR planned giving program is doing compared to other nonprofits? List size.

4 Keys to Successful Fundraising in 2012

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have been proactive and purposeful about fundraising. Take fundraising seriously. Nonprofits that will raise big money in 2012 will take fundraising seriously. Fundraising Planning Get Fully Funded Leadership 2012 predictions keys to successful fundraising successful fundraisingInvest in themselves.

4 Keys to Successful Fundraising in 2012

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have been proactive and purposeful about fundraising. Take fundraising seriously. Nonprofits that will raise big money in 2012 will take fundraising seriously. Fundraising Planning Get Fully Funded Leadership 2012 predictions keys to successful fundraising successful fundraisingInvest in themselves.

Get Your Dream Job

Wild Woman Fundraising

I, like most of you, fell into fundraising. I’ve been in fundraising over ten years. Started out as a fundraising intern.

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Proof that planned gifts increase annual giving revenue

iMarketSmart

What he found was the following: The average annual gift among those studied increased by 75% ($3,171) after making a planned gift. Tweet this!

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Reader Questions! I want…. EVERYTHING FUNDRAISING! Okay then.

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I asked my most fantabulous enewsletter subscribers (if you want to be one, click here ) what they wanted to learn more about, because, let’s face it, Most people don’t plan to get into fundraising. Here’s a wonderful question from a fabulous, talented and successful fundraiser in Oregon! Right! IF SO!

What are your nonprofit organization’s assets?

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Step one in the Simple Success Fundraising Plan is to identify your assets. They are things that you have going for you that you can leverage in your plan. Want more info on the Simple Success Fundraising Plan? Tags: Fundraising Planning fundraising plan nonprofit fundraising

3 Things Successful Nonprofits Do NOW to Prepare for December Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Year-end fundraising planning. For most of you, December is the biggest online fundraising month of the year. p/8q7cDb. she said.

Here’s why when it comes to planned gifts, it isn’t necessarily ALL about the relationship

iMarketSmart

I have two questions that I ask people when they say that planned gift fundraising “is all about the relationship.” Yet, I think we need to recognize that a solid relationship with a supporter, advocate or member will definitely affect their legacy planning decisions. Those two things don’t add up.

Most planned gift prospects don’t ever want to meet you

iMarketSmart

Most planned gift prospects actually don’t ever want to meet you. If not, you need a plan. That’s right. They do! Tweet This!

Interview with a planned giver, Paul Nazareth: What’s your fundraising journey?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Paul is an instructor on planned giving at Georgian College in Toronto. The way we fundraise is the same difference. Good seminars?

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How to rock your development plan: Webinar April 19th

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Wild Woman Fundraising: With a One-Page Development Plan! When was the last time you looked at your fundraising plan?

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Let’s plan for your fundraising success in 2015!

Wild Woman Fundraising

When you plan your fundraising, you know what’s coming up, and you can achieve more, and have a less stressful job! Planning backwards.

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The Fundraising Art of War?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve taken Sun Tzu’s words, Gary Gigliardi’s words, and then added my own interpretation for fundraising on the right hand side.

Powerful Segmentation Ideas for Year-End Online Fundraising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As you approach your year-end fundraising planning, consider these segmentation strategies for your campaign: Transactional. Some donate.

The Online Nonprofit Leadership Summit Rocked SO HARD!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I am re-energized and cannot wait to implement the plans I have for 2017.” The quality of the attendees was just unbelievable. Thank you.”

14 problems only fundraisers understand

Wild Woman Fundraising

Fundraising is a tremendously complex, challenging job. You have this precious gift to give to the world-your fundraising talents!

Should legacy gift notification forms die?

iMarketSmart

Here’s how it goes: The fundraiser did a great job. ” The fundraiser dutifully arranged the lunch. They had a bond. Do you?

Stop swopping your donor lists with other nonprofits

iMarketSmart

This strategy could be catastrophic because many low-level donors make great planned giving prospects. Don’t just take my word for it.

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Got fundraising plans?

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If you need help putting a fundraising plan together for this year, I’d love to help! Join me Thursday, February 4th at 3 pm easter for a free call as I present my “Simple Success&# Fundraising Plan. Why you need a fundraising plan. 7 questions your plan must answer. I’ll tell you.

Your planned giving offers need to change

iMarketSmart

The post Your planned giving offers need to change appeared first on MarketSmart |. It can’t only be about death and taxes. LEARN MORE.

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The Real Story of MarketSmart…

iMarketSmart

In fact, soon after achieving amazing results for a few of our clients I was invited to speak about our successes at a fundraising symposium.

Do you really need to buy a planned giving website?

iMarketSmart

You don’t need to buy a planned giving website. Full disclosure here… MarketSmart sells planned giving micro-sites. Never?

The best 2-step plan for legacy gift marketing

iMarketSmart

The post The best 2-step plan for legacy gift marketing appeared first on MarketSmart |.

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Everything you need is already in your database

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Major Giving Philosophy/motivation Planned Giving major gift fundraising Planned Giving MarketingEngage them.

How Employee Matching Gifts Can Help Your Fundraising Team Succeed

Ann Green

Many of you are gearing up for your year-end fundraising campaign. Incorporate matching gifts into your fundraising events.

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Don’t Get Caught in the Cycle of Mediocre Fundraising!

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If your fundraising is flat (or worse, declining) there are reasons why. Consider the Cycle of Mediocre Fundraising. So you put it off.