In week two of uncharted territory you have many questions about your new role in pivot fundraising. First and foremost, keep your communication lines open with your board, staff, volunteers, donors and those who benefit from your important work.
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Pivot Fundraising: Conversations, actions & movements fundraisers make, with grace and ease, to raise money in a previously unimaginable direction.
Here are Lori’s words of Fundraising Wisdom & Inspiration from 2019 about everything from building a culture of philanthropy to six-word stories & much more
Your supporter community wants to feel they are helping your organization do something you could not do without them. But the key here is: They have to KNOW what it is you want them to do, and for you to tell them that, you really need to KNOW who you’re talking to.
It’s disarming, causes deeper listening and builds trust.
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?