10 Foolproof Fundraising Tactics
The economy … well … sucks at the moment! But does that really mean nobody is giving? Nope! Fundraising is alive and well and even thriving. I have 10 tips to help you get your share of the money that's going around.
But before I do that, I want to stress that while giving hasn't stopped, the mind-set in the economy definitely has shifted. People are more cautious about opening their wallets for anything and are bombarded by all sorts of commercial messages asking for their discretionary dollars. Unfortunately, this is a cut-throat, competitive market, and those that are most worthy don't necessarily get their fair share.
Pamela Grow is the publisher of The Grow Report, the author of Simple Development Systems and the founder of Simple Development Systems: The Membership Program and Basics & More fundraising fundamentals e-courses. She has been helping small nonprofits raise dramatically more money for over 15 years, and was named one of the 50 Most Influential Fundraisers by Civil Society magazine, and one of the 40 Most Effective Fundraising Consultants by The Michael Chatman Giving Show.