Is your job really to raise money?

iMarketSmart

– Your job is to facilitate the process of giving money away. Money gets raised after you provide value to your organization’s supporters and make them feel good! Render more and better service than is expected of you and you’ll raise more money.

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. Here are 5 ways that your small nonprofit can start raising money and awareness just like charity:water: 1) Learn the model.

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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. Don’t be short sighted and focused on short term money. There is this concept in this country that we can just print money.

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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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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). His blog, Dear Joan , is dedicated to helping smaller nonprofits write truly donor focused appeals that get better results and raise more money for your cause. I’m so excited to share this interview with you!

Who Will Get The Money?

The Agitator

How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money

iMarketSmart

So, if you can help them realize their dreams and feel good and be the hero in their own life story, then you’ll get more money. The post How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money appeared first on MarketSmart | .

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

J Campbell Social Marketing

Matching gifts are an easy way to boost fundraising by earning free money, and we’ve got the tips to help you increase donor awareness through social media and email. Fundraising is tough, and matching gifts are a rare way for nonprofits to capitalize on free money from many donations.

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 ! I had been working for non profits in previous years, but needed to make money instead of wearing myself down. Just follow these steps!

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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. The post Would you give money to this person? Trust is crucial, necessary and vital. .

Fundraising is not really about money

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

“Fundraising is not really about money. It’s about people.” ” Fundraising expert Larry C. Johnson, author of The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising , challenges nonprofits to look at the bigger picture to create a sustainable funding model for their missions.

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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. And indeed it is. At least in the minds of far too many boards, CEOs and fundraisers.

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

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. The huge funds generated by these events can be used for a single project or the ongoing operations of your charitable organization.

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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. Or maybe we’re a mysterious money bag, to be treated with awe and a little fear. But what are our own attitudes about money?

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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. These are exactly the kind of insights that the Money for Good research offers.

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. However, raising money using social media, specifically Facebook, can be done.

The 3 best times to ask for money

Fundraising Coach

Asking for money is where the magic happens! ” But remember: it is far less awkward to ask for money when you meant to then after you meant to. This is where it starts to feel that you only are interested in the person’s money. Ask asking for money

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How Small Nonprofits Can Raise Money on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Stay tuned for future posts on (1) how to get your fans to use the Birthday Wish feature in Causes to raise money for you and (2) how to raise money through social media even when you don’t have “cute&# or “heart strings&# projects.

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.

Where is the money for our schools?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I 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. Protests are nice and all, but what is really going to get politicians to pay attention to you is the communities that you can encourage to vote one way or another based on the politicians stance on certain issues, like money for schools versus no taxes for corporations.

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? I mean, if they have all of the money they could ever need, what would motivate them? And Needleman comes to understand what money can and cannot buy.

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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. Your annual report (only if it has good pictures, stories about impact, and financials that show responsible use of funds).

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. Our clients get a growing number of DAF gifts each year because: We (my firm and they) remind their donors to disperse the money (i.e.- Al Cantor is great. He’s a tiger.

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. 4) What impact will this money make on our nonprofit, our programs and our clients? As you can see, it won’t work to simply say “we need money to keep our doors open.”

Why people WON’T give you money

iMarketSmart

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 | . Today, instead of talking about what makes people give, let’s take a look at what thwarts giving. You can find examples of communications that depress giving almost everywhere, in your mailbox, your email, in magazines, billboards, just all over the place.

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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. Last week, I had the ear of a brilliant nonprofit guru and jumped on the chance to ask her for some advice.

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.”. I 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. Tell your family and friends you will do something radical if you raise a certain amount of money.

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. Are you sending appeal letters for your nonprofit? Did you read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series?

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. There are both positives and negatives when using Facebook to raise money for your organization.

[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. The very first time I heard him speak, I learned tactics that transformed my fundraising writing and made it much more effective.

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.

Reader Questions: Should we sell X to get money?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Nonprofits are desperate for money, and they’ll just jump at the chance to do a little fundraiser, selling your items for you!” It’s not your job to help these people make money. . So… someone has told you they want to help your nonprofit by selling their stuff.

How to Get People to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this post, I will give you a detailed step-by-step guide to get your online community excited about raising money for your nonprofit using Facebook. My clients often say to me, “No one has raised any money for us using Facebook.

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.

Raise More Money With Monthly Gifts

Ann Green

Although I often encourage monthly (or recurring) gifts as a great way to raise more money, I just started making them at the end of last year. She couldn’t afford to spend extra money on new clothes, shoes, books or school supplies because she was barely making ends meet.

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? Start by thinking about what your library represents in your community. What is your brand? How do people view you?

Why spend the money?

Get Fully Funded

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

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? TONS of things! For example. Headlines. Did you know that putting a headline on each page of your appeal letter makes it much more likely to be read?

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? If so, you may be missing out on some key pieces of information about your attendees that may make all the difference in your fundraising goals.