Fire Starters Blog
Boldness, clarity and wisdom for fundraising professionals
The simple question I ask most often when I’ve been brought in to help an organization raise more money is: How will you reframe your comment or question to come from possibility rather than scarcity?
Crafting your fall appeal so it inspires will make a major difference in the success of your fall fundraising campaign.
Do you worry about the answer to “How much to ask for?” If the answer to this question keeps you from asking for more contributions consider this:
As you know, teaching people to use storytelling to raise the money they need to do their important work with ease and joy is my passion. This is why I’m so excited to offer The Power of 3 – Storytelling series of online workshops with Grant Station.
First impressions take just seconds. Research tells us it’s somewhere between 7 and 30 seconds.
Tomorrow, across the United States, from tiny communities to the largest of cities, we celebrate the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
After spending precious time with grandchildren lately, I was reminded that even three year olds understand the power of storytelling.
The newly released 2019 Q1 Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s report is a truthful commentary on the status of how our sector is stewarding donors.
Will you be joining me at the Nonprofit Storytelling Conference in October? Conference founder, Chris Davenport, and I, recently spent time creating a video to explain the importance of sharing your money story. Why share it? Because you WILL increase giving by telling your money story.