The longer people live, the older they get. Once you have come to grips with that, it is good to realize that as people live longer (and therefore get older), they represent a growing segment of the population.
Journalists look for the facts, and your organization could give some to them. Your mission might make your organization an expert in a field – whether it’s an animal organization about pet care or a homeless shelter facing an influx due to the economy.
If your Web site is just a clone of your print materials, you are missing the point, according to Jay Moonah, head of marketing at Web system company Wild Apricot.
Your parents were right: making a good first impression is paramount. And when putting together an auction event, you should be mindful of how you greet your guests and the communication with them after, according to Jay Fiske, CEO and co-founder of MaestroSoft, Inc., in Bellevue, Wash.
As consumers hear more about a lousy economy, bonuses for the people who impoverished them and executive scandals, they become more wary of what they are told. With more means of obtaining information becoming available to them all the time, they are less accepting of so-called accepted truth and more likely to want to delve deeper into what’s going on.
“We had the best intentions, good people, even money. Why didn’t it work?” Even something that looks like a sure bet can find a way to break a leg between starting gate and finish line.
Once upon a time, it was about asking for money. New century; new millennium; new — everything. A concept that would have seemed far-fetched a century ago is accepted as normal today, a concept such as branding.
The future of fundraising is on the Internet, unless it’s in direct mail. That is, if it isn’t in some other format.
What would a murder mystery, soap opera or conniving-family comedy be without a will? It’s all about that winning combination of motive, intrigue, money.
Although grants can appear to be a limitless source of funding just waiting to be tapped, the reality is that grant-making organizations receive huge numbers of requests and need to make tough decisions about where to distribute their help.