Fire Starters Blog
Boldness, clarity and wisdom for fundraising professionals
Please know that I’m incredibly grateful for each and everyone of you: Readers, followers, and implementers of my coaching and training.
Over the years I’ve worked at large nonprofits and small nonprofits. I’ve been an executive director and, sometimes, the entire staff. I know working for a smaller nonprofit comes with a unique set of challenges and rewards.
You hear it everywhere: Tell stories to raise more money, engage your board, recruit more volunteers, raise awareness. Does sharing a story really have that power?
I spent some time chatting with hosts Laura Armstrong and Claire Kerr about Marketing a Mission Moment to engage your supporters across all channels
Quickly, do you know exactly where your organization is, at this point in the year, in meeting your annual fundraising goals?
Do you talk about your “growth” budget with your board and your donors? Are you regularly sharing your vision for making a bigger impact and what that will take financially?