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A Year-End Primer for Newby Grant Writers
So, one of your fundraising goals for next year is to increase your revenues from foundations. If only you could find a way be more effective at grants. How do you find the time to write? What tools can you develop that will help you get those grants in more easily?
Developing Fundraising Campaigns that Work
To effectively communicate with donors, you need to engage them first. Engaging them means creating a communications plan that develops relationships.
How to Build Donor Relationships: Bringing It All Together
Today's installment will be brief, though profoundly important to your fundraising success. If anything doesn't make sense, be sure to read (or re-read) the installments.
How to Build Donor Relationships with Government Funders
With government funders, it’s not about you or your organization; it’s about them and their needs, wants, and preferences. You need to know and speak to their values, needs, and motivations.
How to Build Donor Relationships with Corporations
Like individuals and foundations, relationships with corporate giving partners are not about you or your organization. They’re about them and their needs, wants, and preferences. And it’s still about impact. Only this time, it’s not only mission impact. It’s also about financial and market impact.