Your important work requires philanthropic support. Philanthropists are people who support important work.
The only thing holding those philanthropists back from making a significant contribution to your work is that someone (YOU) failed to make the invitation.
The words we choose make a difference. We know this. Why, then, in our fundraising, do we use some of the same, tired phrases and words over and over and over again?
Your organization has no cute kids, puppies, or people that you regularly serve. But you keep hearing that you’re supposed to share those “mission moments” about real people to engage your community. How does sharing powerful stories work for you?
Successful nonprofit organizations keep things simple when it comes to what and how they communicate. To be most effective the top three things every nonprofit communication must have are simple.
After helping thousands of nonprofit organizations increase their year-end appeals from 5% to more than 60% I’ve learned what works. If you want to raise more with your year-end appeal this is not a “pick & choose” list.