There Are Only Three Ways to Raise More Money

iMarketSmart

Every nonprofit organization needs more of two things: time and money. Hey, now that I think about, I could use more of those two myself… Time and money are the most valuable resources in the world , and for nonprofits the impact of having more of either can be immeasurable.

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Raise More Money by Inspiring P2P Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Abby Jarvis of Qgiv is back today to talk about events with a peer-to-peer fundraising component and how to get your supporters to fundraise for you. Trying to think of ways to inspire them to raise money for you is much harder. So how do you inspire those people to raise money?

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Is your job really to raise money?

iMarketSmart

What you can take away from his story is the following: – Your job as a fundraiser is really to “help others undertake consequential acts of kindness and generosity” (according to Jerold Panas). – Your job is to facilitate the process of giving money away.

How your donors view money

Wild Woman Fundraising

According to Jacob Needleman’s book, Money and the Meaning of Life, “Money can be treated as an instrument for exercising our sincerity. When this happens, money becomes an instrument of the search for truth. Do you want more donors?

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Are fundraising tricks and gimmicks worth doing?

iMarketSmart

Also, go ahead and replace salesperson with fundraiser and selling with fundraising. Smart fundraisers know that the point of acquisition fundraising is to get people into the funnel so they can take a donor journey that leads to a major gift (including a legacy gift).

The Fundraising Career Conference ROCKED!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here’s what people said about the Fundraising Career Conference Presenters! This is more important than being a better fundraiser (though it probably will help me be one too!). We have recordings of the Fundraising Career Conference available here. .

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

EveryAction

What can I write about to help them through this crazy time besides end-of-year fundraising? Brilliant Nonprofit Guru: End-of-year fundraising. This time of year, the only thing nonprofit pros need more than fundraising ideas is more time and money to implement them.

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Why people WON’T give you money

iMarketSmart

There are 8 major things some fundraisers do that impede fundraising success. Beating around the bush instead of telling the donor why you need their money. The post Why people WON’T give you money appeared first on MarketSmart | . Fundraising Major Giving Planned Giving best practices for planned giving charity blog Digital Marketing fundraising tips Lead generation for planned giving major gift marketing online marketing Philanthropy

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Raise more money with donor-based fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Donor-based fundraising is a key to raising big money and it’s a critical factor in the Get Fully Funded system. Here’s a short video where I talk about donor-based fundraising.

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Do we really need science to help us raise more money?

iMarketSmart

The post Do we really need science to help us raise more money? Fundraising Major Giving Planned Giving best practices for fundraising best practices for planned giving charity blog Digital Marketing how to raise money for a nonprofit organization or charity major gift cultivation nonprofit marketing nonprofit marketing tips unique fundraising ideas for nonprofits

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Spruce Up Your Donation Pages (and Make More Money!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tom Ahern, fundraising and copywriting expert, is presenting a two-part webinar series next week only on donor-centered websites : Writing a Donor-Centered Website. Fundraising Online CoursesYou have less than 25 seconds to make a good impression on first-time visitors to your website.

Is donor retention really where you should focus your time and money?

iMarketSmart

Many of them make money selling software and services that supposedly help fundraisers improve their donor retention. Here’s why: According to Giving USA , the number of donors is decreasing yet more money has been raised than ever. But trying to retain the most qualified donors (the ones with the most passion and most money) IS a good plan. The post Is donor retention really where you should focus your time and money?

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Raise more money with donor-based fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Donor-based fundraising is a key to raising big money and it’s a critical factor in the Get Fully Funded system. Here’s a short video where I talk about donor-based fundraising.

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Raise more money with donor-based fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Donor-based fundraising is a key to raising big money and it’s a critical factor in the Get Fully Funded system. Here’s a short video where I talk about donor-based fundraising.

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Would you give money to this person?

iMarketSmart

I think all of us would agree that one of the most basic reasons why any major donor would give you and your organization money is because they trust you. So why then do so many fundraisers avoid putting a picture of themselves on LinkedIn? The post Would you give money to this person?

Book Review: How to Raise Money for Political Office

Wild Woman Fundraising

Lately I’ve been researching how to do political fundraising for a friend of mine. Since in politics what you communicate doesn’t matter as much as how you communicate it, you’ve got to start fundraising early and never stop, even after you get elected.

How Can You Get More Money in the Mail?

Wild Woman Fundraising

What could you change in your letter to make people want to give you more money for your cause? How Can You Get More Money in the Mail? originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on September 28, 2012.

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Why Oprah Winfrey gives money to build schools in Africa (the 8 components of impactful giving)

iMarketSmart

Her life; Her emotions; Her biology; Her influencers; Her needs; Her consideration continuum; A value proposition; And a facilitator (if you are a fundraiser… this is your role). But, if you are like most fundraisers, you don’t have enough time or budget.

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Are You Raising Money for Your Library?

Wild Woman Fundraising

How do you raise money for your library? How do you start to raise money for the library? Are You Raising Money for Your Library? originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on August 9, 2012. Start by thinking about what your library represents in your community.

20 Money Saving Tips for Fundraisers

Wild Woman Fundraising

Batch your fundraising appeal letters. Send out 150 at a time. Test out different messages, graphs, charts, quotes, pictures, see what works with who. This way you can avoid an appeal letter that bombs.

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5 tips to waste your money in fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

Make sure that you pay your fundraising staff little enough so that you get turnover every 10-18 months. I mean, why invest in fundraising staff? I had been working for non profits in previous years, but needed to make money instead of wearing myself down.

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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). He is a professional direct response copywriter specializing in the creation of highly persuasive fundraising campaigns for charities and non-profits. Including of course, websites like Wild Woman Fundraising. (Aw

Why Better Marketers Raise More Money!

iMarketSmart

Jeff Brooks recently pointed this out in his blog post titled “Fundraising is unfair.” Better marketers raise more money! The post Why Better Marketers Raise More Money! Fundraising Some will say it’s unfair.

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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. At least in the minds of far too many boards, CEOs and fundraisers.

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Why spend the money?

Get Fully Funded

Too often, visionless Boards start cutting things out instead of ramping up the fundraising (but that’s a topic for another day!). For a nonprofit, there’s no better place to invest money. How else will you keep up with the latest trends in fundraising and nonprofit management? Instead, make sure that what you get for the money is well worth it.

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Fundraising When Money Is Tight

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Participants can expect: An overview of how the economy affects fundraising Step-by-step tips for developing an effective fundraising strategy during a downturn Practical steps organizations can take to survive (and thrive!) and Washington, DC), fundraising agencies specializing in direct response fundraising and marketing. data processing firm for nonprofits) and co-founded the Share Group (telephone fundraising). Tags: Fundraising Events

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Book Review: It’s not just about the money

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s called “ It’s Not Just About the Money.” Just the most successful way to fundraise, like ever. Perry and Schreifel talked about how much people emphasize fundraising planning and timelines and deadlines for direct mail, but fail to do so for major gifts.

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4 Keys to Raising the Money of Your Dreams

Get Fully Funded

Raising money can be easy or it can be hard – it’s your choice. There are two things that make fundraising easy: knowing (and doing) what works, and believing you can be successful. If you’re using tried and true fundraising and marketing strategies, you will raise money.

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Ready for Year-End? Here Are 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Raise More Money

EveryAction

With #GivingTuesday and Year-End fundraising rapidly approaching, we'll get straight to the point. Below are some quick and easy things you can do to raise more money. Go on, crush your fundraising goals! fundraising #givingtuesday

10 Cheap Fundraising Ideas for When Money is Tight

Fundraiser Ideas

Luckily, fundraising doesn’t necessarily have to involve high amounts of upfront capital. The following are 10 cheap fundraising ideas for when money is tight: 50/50 raffle – This is one of the best cheap fundraising ideas, because the only cost to the organization is a roll of raffle tickets. Sell raffle tickets to donors and split the money evenly with the winner. In this cheap fundraising idea, the only cost involved is your time.

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Hidden Money for your nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

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Nonprofit giving is about more than just money

J Campbell Social Marketing

As a busy nonprofit professional, I am sure you often get hung up on the million-dollar question – How can we quickly raise more money for our organization? The post Nonprofit giving is about more than just money appeared first on JCSM.

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Why fundraisers should take some lessons from stockbrokers

iMarketSmart

Then it dawned on me that wealthy people make financial transactions with stockbrokers and fundraisers in similar ways. With stockbrokers, investors seek to feel good and make money as a result of their engagement, relationship, partnership, and shared vision.

Making Money on the Side Part Two

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you want to make money on the side? How do you get more money without exhausting yourself? What other ideas do you have for how to make money on the side? Sign up for my newsletter and get fresh nonprofit fundraising, management and career ideas monthly!

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How to Get People to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit on Facebook – Part 1

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social media fundraising is getting easier, thanks to some great new Facebook features designed specifically to make it easier for nonprofits to raise money on the social network. Feature 2: Fundraisers on Facebook . Have you raised money using Facebook?

3 simple steps to get more money from donor-advised funds (DAF’s)

iMarketSmart

Related Posts: >>Why I don’t cry foul when I hear how much money sits in DAFs. Podcast Episode: Donor-Advised Funds (Episode 12, Season 1 – Engagement Fundraising). The post 3 simple steps to get more money from donor-advised funds (DAF’s) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. STEP 1- Find out who has a donor-advised fund (among your supporters, advocates, donors, members, alumni, subscribes, etc.). 80% of your problem will be solved once you have that list.

233 Ways Your Oranization Can Make Money

Fundraiser Ideas

Another blog, the Transcription Blog , just posted a huge list of ways to make money — a whopping 233 ways to make money in fact! Though not all of them would work as fundraisers, we’re sure that a few of them are things you could do to raise money for your organization. Related posts: Sports Fundraising: Raise Money by Competing for 24 Hours.

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4 big reasons why you should not ask for money when you survey your supporters

iMarketSmart

I was told that we should always include an “ask” (for money) along with the “ask” for feedback and engagement. My admonisher said that asking for both money and feedback doesn’t reduce response rates and it helps to pay for the outreach. If this survey is the most essential, why wouldn’t you want to ask for money right away when you conduct the effort? By asking for money at the end of a survey, your prospects might feel duped.

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How to manage up in your fundraising job

Wild Woman Fundraising

This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising and I’m so happy to introduce Kishshana Palmer. W hat’s your fundraising journey? KP: M y name is Kishshana Palmer, and I am a fundraising matchmaker and a nonprofit coaching trainer. Kishshana, go out there and get the money.

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Top 7 Fundraising In’s and Out’s for 2018

iMarketSmart

OUT: Listening to snake oil salespeople who have never had to raise money for a living (face it, they just want you to buy what they’re selling). OUT: Over-spending your donors’ dollars on fundraising efforts that don’t work anymore. Engagement Fundraising in 7 simple bullet-points.