Do you know how to get sponsors for an event your non-profit is holding? Nearly every non-profit holds one or more fundraising events each year. Whether those events are in-person or virtual, the key to raising more money at your events is … [Read more...] about How to Get Sponsors for an Event
Nearly every non-profit uses an annual appeal letter to raise money. Some send out just one annual appeal letter per year, while others send out multiple letters at different times of year. No matter how many appeals you send out, it’s … [Read more...] about How to Write a Better Annual Appeal Letter for Your Non-Profit
One of the most common questions I get asked by fundraisers and aspiring fundraisers is, “How do you politely ask for donations?” I get asked this question by both new fundraisers and those that have been in the business for a long time. And … [Read more...] about How Do You Politely Ask for Donations?
When you’re sitting across from a donor and talking to her, you can see her reactions, so you can tell whether your message is getting through. You can tell whether she’s engaged in your cause. But in a direct mail or email appeal, it’s not … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Create a Stronger Emotional Connection with Your Donors
There are a lot of resources out there for fundraisers to sift through. Between classes, webinars, conferences, blogs, and more… there’s a ton of information competing for your attention. Because I want you to be able to find the best … [Read more...] about The 7 Best Fundraising Books for Your Non-Profit
The disruption caused by the Coronavirus pandemic has been a major topic of discussion in fundraising circles for the past five months. Things have changed in fundraising, for better or worse, and every non-profit needs to adapt in order to … [Read more...] about The Fundraising Lies We Used to Believe