“How do I find new donors?” It’s a basic, fundamental question for most small nonprofits. Surprisingly, there is no straightforward, one size fits all answer. We can, however, help you get on the right path with a simple piece of advice.
There’s so much more to nonprofit sponsorships than a business logo on your charity walk t-shirt or an ad in the program for your annual gala. These types of short-term sponsorships certainly have value, but small nonprofits need to think big and long-term!
In a previous article, we explained why the annual campaign is the bread and butter of small nonprofit fundraising. The annual campaign feeds the general fund and makes it possible for the organization to function. When managed successfully, it gives you the financial flexibility to do more and make a bigger difference!
An annual campaign is the foundation of a small nonprofit’s fundraising. It feeds the general fund that supports all operational costs and can supplement other programs. In other words, the annual campaign is what makes it possible for your small nonprofit to function and carry out your mission.
Fundraising has been defined as the act of helping others undertake consequential acts of kindness and generosity. Before you move donors to take action and give to your small nonprofit, you have to move them emotionally!
Here are the basics of what a nonprofit business plan looks like and why creating and updating the business plan should be a top priority for small nonprofits!
An online donation page is where a large percentage of nonprofit giving happens. Whether on your website, in an email, or posted to social media, your small nonprofit’s online donation…