With an array of techniques and goals inherent to fundraising parties, Jill Dotts, executive vice president of the Michael Feinstein Foundation, discussed some of the best options in launching a fundraising party in a session called, “A Strategic Approach to Old-Fashioned Parties,” during the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International Conference in Chicago, Ill.
It isn’t necessary to look into a crystal ball to have an idea that things could well be very different in the future.
Assisting management in developing leadership, Yona Lunken of Thinking Skills Inc. in Putnam Ill., conducted a session called “The Innovative Leader: Generating New Ideas to a Collaborative Climate,” during the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International Conference in Chicago.
Giving is changing. That is, if it’s not staying the same. Or, maybe it’s changing and staying the same.
Mistakes – they’re not a big deal, unless they are.
The entire fundraising landscape is evolving, as it has been for a while. During the Fundraising Day in New York 2011, Farra Trompeter of Big Duck, Lesley Hostetter of Lautman Maska Neill & Company and Liza Sock of the American Civil Liberties Union discussed integrated fundraising, the idea of reaching out to donors across a variety of channels.
America’s racial color spectrum is fairly wide, with variations of hue occurring more and more. What nonprofits need to recognize is that everyone can be a source of support.
Although cause marketing and individual giving might seem like polar opposites, the two can be combined in a way that benefits both and helps organizations in their fundraising.
You’re not going to believe this, but all the other nonprofit leaders are trying to increase their fundraising totals too.
Once upon a time, there was an organization that sought a grant, knowing that if it made the case right the first time, with everything letter-perfect, it could use that request as a template forever.