At this time of year, a good fundraiser is like a dog with a bone. She’s sunk her teeth into the organization’s fundraising goal and she’s unwilling to let go.
And with good reason. There are still things you can do to make your goals. Don’t give up on your goal or on yourself. There are 5 and ½ weeks left in the year. If you haven’t yet met your fundraising goals for the year – It’s not too late!
How Can a Purple Rhino Help You Get Your Board to Raise Money on Giving Tuesday?
“The Super Bowl of Crowdfunding” – that’s what Blackbaud’s npEngage calls Giving Tuesday. Wouldn’t it be great to have 100% board member involvement?
The newly released Leading with Intent preview from BoardSource shows that only 26% of Board members get involved with asking at some point in the year. There is a lot of opportunity for improvement there. So how can you get your board members to raise funds this #GivingTuesday?
What you ask for matters.
If you haven’t finished your end of year appeal, one of the decisions you are probably agonizing over is the ask amount—what numbers to put in your “gift string” or “gift array”—those numbers that you will use on your response card or envelope to suggest gift sizes to donors.
Thinking carefully about these numbers is wise. What you suggest matters.
I know you’re getting ready for Giving Tuesday, but are you also ready for Cyber Monday? Here’s what you should do now to benefit from the shopping spree your supporters are about to take.
You need to finish strong. It’s the end of the year and this is the make-it or break-it time for nonprofit fundraising.
If you’re still staring at a large fundraising goal and wondering what you can do to reach it, here are a few strategies that will help you take it to goal. Here are 3 strategies to help you cross the finish line.