It’s no doubt that it can be uncomfortable to ask people for money – even when it’s for a good cause.
No matter how long you’ve been raising donations for non-profits, that discomfort never truly goes away. In fact, we’re willing to bet that your top fundraiser still feels uncomfortable asking donors for money.
Keep reading to learn how top fundraisers deal with the discomfort of asking for donations and raising money for their cause.
It seems like almost every cost in our lives can be offered as a subscription service, so why not charitable donations? Recurring donations allow your donors to give to your non-profit organization on a monthly basis, making it more convenient for them to give. For your non-profit, recurring donations represent predictable revenue and donors you can grow over time.
Ready to find your non-profit’s next big donor? The good news is they’re already at your fundraising event, and we’ll help you identify them.
It is easy to view self-care as selfish, especially in the non-profit world where we spend so much time and energy giving to others. However, non-profit fundraising is a difficult job. It is challenging physically, emotionally, and mentally. Taking care of yourself means that you have more to give. The following golden rules of self-care will help you to stay energized and engaged in your role.
At a recent fundraising event, an organization sold 9 of our 6-adult Tuscany Villa packages for $10,000 each, netting $45,000. That’s a dream come true for many non-profits. However, this article is not about how they used consignment items to raise more money for their non-profit. It is about how they can continue to raise that kind of money for their non-profit in the future.
We were speaking to someone people from the organization post-event and remarking how amazing it was that they had just identified 9 major donors for their organization. After a little bit of conversation, we also learned that they had never met 4 of those donors. They were brought along as guests. This is where profiling your donors comes into play.
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