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FUNDRAISING. Organizational Fundraising. The National Democratic Institute. WELCOME. Introductions Ground rules Ice breaker exercise. OBJECTIVES. To identify possible fundraising strategies To know how to write a grant proposal To understand how to cultivate donor relationships. TOPICS.
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FUNDRAISING Organizational Fundraising The National Democratic Institute
WELCOME • Introductions • Ground rules • Ice breaker exercise
OBJECTIVES • To identify possible fundraising strategies • To know how to write a grant proposal • To understand how to cultivate donor relationships
TOPICS • Preparation • Fundraising strategy • Proposal writing
BEFORE YOU GET STARTED • Commit to your cause • Engage donors in • your cause • Ask Photo: Leon Brooks
PREPARATION • Know your environment • Identify your community resources • Develop a fundraising plan • Mobilize volunteers Don’t start writing a funding proposal before you have done the necessary research, thinking and planning!
TOOLS • Proposals • Phone calls • Events • Online • Others Photos: Petr Kratochvil/Nemo (Pixabay)
GRANT PROPOSALS Photo: Håkan Dahlström
WHY ARE YOU WRITING A FUNDING PROPOSAL? The chief purpose of a funding proposal is persuasion, NOT description. • Remember: • Relationships are key • Initial rejection should not end your fundraising efforts
KNOW YOUR DONOR • Goals and concerns • Packaging • Personal contact
KNOW YOURSELF • Organizational identity • SWOT analysis • Track record Photo: Samantha Steele
PROPOSAL WRITING • CROP: • Context • Relevance • Objectives • Process Photo: jmgphoto
JUST THE BEGINING Photo: Trey Ratcliff
CONCLUSION • Various strategies for fundraising • Proposal writing • Know the donor/Know your org • CROP • Questions? • Feedback?