Fundraising - All Disciplines

Develop Your Case to Inform and Shape all Your Fundraising Activities

Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE

Sometimes development professionals only think about the importance of having a case for support when they are preparing to launch a capital campaign. However, you need a case for support for all your fundraising activities. The reason for having the case in place before creating any materials—brochure, website, grant proposals, speeches, PowerPoints, DVDs, and more—is…

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Valuation of Gifts in Kind: Other Considerations - Part 3

Darin Martin

There are many variables to consider when assessing the fair market value of a donated item. As with so many things in life, a task that should be simple and straightforward too often is not. Two of the most commonly misunderstood variables in assessing fair market value are donor restrictions and international customs values.

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Valuation of Gifts in Kind Explained: Part 1

Darin Martin

Very few organizations with an aid distribution program feel confident in how they approach the valuation of gifts in kind. In this article I focus on what is known, understood, and foundational to fair market value so that nonprofits can gain confidence in their approach to valuing their donated goods.

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[Press Release] New Book: Fundraising for Churches, by Linda Wise McNay and Sarah B. Matthews

Fundraising for Churches

Nashville, TN (April 28, 2017) -- CharityChannel Press, the publishing project of the CharityChannel professional community, has just published a book for churches and faith-based organizations needing to raise money, including annual operating support as well as capital and endowment funds for building and maintenance. Fundraising for Churches: 12 Keys to Success Every Church Leader Should Know, by Linda Wise McNay and Sarah B. Matthews, is the latest in the popular In the Trenches™ book series.

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