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There’s a wide variety of choices or “tools” you can employ but not all are suited to every project. Remember, fundraising takes time and costs money so utilize your resources wisely. Make sure you have sufficient funds, time and personnel to achieve your objectives and don’t try to employ every tool at your disposal. Always use the right tool for the job and don’t overspend by using too many tools when it would be more efficient to use fewer… and always use tools with the intention of building long-term relationships, not just raising short-term money.
Focus on building a trusting and long-term relationship with your donor. Be informative and respectful and always show appreciation for their contributions regardless if they are a first time donor or someone who has reliably donated to many campaigns over a long period of time.
Before you start any project you need to develop a plan… and if you’re in charge of raising money for a nonprofit organization that plan is critically important because you don’t have excess funds to correct mistakes, do costly revisions or provide for contingencies that could sink, delay or render your entire campaign ineffective.
If you’re in charge of fundraising for a nonprofit organization, you can’t afford to make mistakes because people’s lives and welfare depend on you. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of common mistakes that many fundraisers make so you can profit from those mistakes instead of repeating them.
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