If you really want to raise more money for your non-profit, you're going to need to make more fundraising asks... in-person, over the phone, and through Zoom. I know... it can be uncomfortable. Not that long ago, I used to hate making … [Read more...] about Do You Really Want to Raise More Money?
Every non-profit wants to raise more money. But not every organization has the bandwidth and budget to launch major new fundraising campaigns or large-scale initiatives. Thinking big and building out new major fundraising programs is … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Ways to Raise More Money for Your Non-Profit
One of the biggest stumbling blocks for many non-profits is knowing how often to ask for money. Some organizations are worried that they are asking too rarely. Many more non-profits worry that they ask too much. Is there an easy way to know … [Read more...] about Use the 3-1 Rule for Fundraising Success
When working with a new non-profit, one of the questions I always ask is, “How many people do you have on your e-mail list?” The answer invariably includes the phrase, “not enough.” Whether they have 1,000 or 10,000 people on their e-mail … [Read more...] about How to Grow Your Non-Profit’s E-Mail List
Working with thousands of non-profits over my career, I've spent a lot of time trying to figure out what is most important to fundraising success. What's the secret sauce that makes seemingly similar organizations have such different results … [Read more...] about Are You a Fundraising Entrepreneur?
Over the past two months, there’s been a lot of talk about the impact the Coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns would have on fundraising. There’s also been a lot of handwringing about whether the economic fallout from the shutdowns would cause a … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Rethink Your Fundraising for a Post-COVID World