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Where does the money come from?

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  1. Where does the money come from? • Foundations 7% • Corporations 5% • Individuals 81% • Bequests 7% From Giving USA Annual Report which has tracked giving patterns in the US for 35 years

  2. Step 1:Select Your Fundraising Strategies • Review Past Fundraising Strategies and Select Successful Ones to Repeat • Brainstorm New Fundraising Strategies • Evaluate and Select Fundraising Strategies

  3. Evaluation Criteria Are Strings Attached to This Money?? Does accepting certain funding compromise the mission of the organization?

  4. Step 2: Develop a BudgetStep 3: Develop a Work Plan

  5. Development Plan

  6. Step 4:Just Do It!

  7. Five steps for successful grassroots fundraising • Look within your own community • Local business and corporations • Local churches and civic groups • Chamber of Commerce • Key people (Movers & Shakers)

  8. Incorporate fundraising into your day-to-day work. • Make your income and expenses public information • Be sure that fundraising planning and implementation is the responsibility of a volunteer committee and is not solely done by paid staff • Make a fundraising plan and follow it.

  9. Take Positive Action • Attend other groups’ events and meetings • Work with the media

  10. Spend time & money on fundraising • Allocate money to spend on direct mail, annual reports, newsletters & stationery. • Spend money on travel. • Attend regional and national conferences • Get the training that you need.

  11. 5. Evaluate • Set goals for fundraising strategy. • Make sure events and programs are attracting people from all parts of your community. • Try new strategies and new angles. • Build on victories

  12. Major Donation Programs 60% Of an organization’s income comes from 10% Of the donors

  13. 15-25% Of an organization’s income comes from 20% Of the donors

  14. What are you looking for in aprospect? • A link with your group. • The person is committed to your cause • The ability to make a substantial gift

  15. Ask, what’s the worst that could happen?

  16. They will sayNO!!

  17. Membership Drives • Identify your organization and define the burning issues. • Identify the communities we think share our interests. • Identify the value for them of joining our organization.

  18. Improve your odds • Keep the general public informed about what you are doing through newsletters, newspapers, signs, events, etc. • Ask similar organizations to include your progress in their newsletters. • Set up booths at as many local events as possible. • Place your brochures and membership applications at all local businesses

  19. Special Appeals---Timing HolidaysAnniversariesEnd of yearUrgent need

  20. And finally ….Always Remember “Thank You”sand Thank You Notes