It is important for fundraisers to understand the value of asset-based gifts. Not only are they good for your organization, but they are good for your donors, too, often creating a win-win situation.
When the going gets tough, the leaders step up. Here’s how to lead your nonprofit through a recession or other “bad times.”
Giving as a family can help cultivate a philanthropic spirit in kids while helping preserve your giving values.
It’s that time of year . . . Q4 is here and the big fundraising push is coming. With that in mind, here are a few facts and a few tips to set you up for a successful close to the year.
It’s hard to protect donor intent at a foundation after the death of the original donor, making perpetual foundations nearly doomed to mission drift.
Worried about shrinking foundation endowments? That’s going to happen during a recession, but that doesn’t mean you should pull back.
When the economic outlook is questionable, you need to think carefully about the value of your fundraising events.
You may feel the need to cut costs, but don’t be caught up into thinking that donor acquisition is the place to cut back.
A well-thought-out strategy is always a key ingredient for success. That doesn’t change when times are bad.
The fundamentals of fundraising don’t change whether times are good or times are bad. But applying those fundamentals well takes some careful thinking.