Capital Campaigns

Capital Campaigns Are Not Always the Solution
July 13, 2022 at 10:12 am

As nonprofits need to be good stewards of the funds from their donors, consulting companies also must do the same with the resources of their clients. A capital campaign is the easy answer, but there are other ways of accomplishing the goals you seek to achieve.

How This Hospital Foundation Leaned on Agencies to Meet Its Fundraising Goal
April 6, 2022 at 12:33 pm

Tackling a large capital campaign initiative is daunting under any circumstances. But if you can find strategic partners that understand philanthropy, your mission and your unique circumstances, leveraging their expertise and folding them into your processes can make even seemingly insurmountable goals achievable.

How We Closed Our Capital Campaign More Than 200% Ahead of Goal
March 10, 2022 at 12:14 pm

As I reflect on the successes of our campaign — my first as Healing Transitions’ executive director and the organization’s third in its history — I’d like to share several lessons I learned that may help you as you consider leading your organization into a major fundraising campaign.

How To Make Your Capital Campaign Less Risky
January 24, 2022 at 11:51 am

Capital campaigns have some inherent risk, but there are plenty of ways to reduce risk and boost your chances for success. Here are two top strategies.

Retaining the Pandemic’s Captive Audience May Be the Key to 2021's Year-End Giving Strategy
August 19, 2021 at 9:00 am

For New York City-based Smile Train, the largest cleft organization in the world, its year-end efforts last year presented challenges, yet valuable lessons learned that it will utilize as it moves forward. The COVID-19 pandemic halted its work around the world, but it soon found its voice, urging supporters that its work is still needed. Now, capitalizing on last year’s fundraising success is vital...

What Is the Biggest Year-End Fundraising Mistake a Nonprofit Can Make?
August 9, 2021 at 12:10 pm

NonProfit PRO asked two of its board members for their best advice on year-end giving. Here's how to avoid the biggest year-end fundraising mistakes from Paul D'Alessandro, founder of D'Alessandro Inc., and Tammy Zonker, founder of Fundraising Transformed...