Fundraising

All nonprofits are interested in boosting their success in fundraising to bring more revenues in for the work that they do.  But not enough nonprofits strategize around truly transformational gifts – the type and size of gifts that would enable them to ramp up the...

Many local nonprofits indicate that they do not conduct an annual giving campaign or a concerted major gifts effort.  If they do work on annual giving, it usually takes the form of a direct mail or email campaign.  Although a drive such as that might...

Private foundations are required to spend at least 5% of the average market value of their net investment assets on charitable purposes.  Foundations then invest the remaining 95% in ways that will maximize returns to enable them to award more grants in the years to...

Our previous blog post on capital campaigns looked at the importance of volunteers and existing donors. This post looks at the critical preparation needed for success. Capital Planning Process The decision to enter a capital development process – and to continue with it – should be made...