Top Ten Fundraising Tips

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presented by Darian Rodriguez Heyman, author, Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals | Nicci Noble, president, Noble Services You dream of a strong, vibrant community and have a sense of how to make it real. But how can you rally the funds you need to connect your vision to action? Join us as we move past conceptual theories and concepts into the practical, tactical solutions that can and will help you get dollars in the door. Well share concrete tips and tools for individual giving, foundation grants, corporate sponsorship, earned income, and online and peer-to-peer campaigns, plus point you in the right direction for more information.


<ul><li>1.Top TenFundraising Tips June 2, 2011 Darian Rodriguez Heyman Nicci Noble, CFRE</li></ul> <p>2. A Note on Tin Cup Fundraising 3. Tip 1: Stage a Thank-a-Thon 4. Tip 2: Never Submit a Cold Grant 5. Tip 2: Never Submit a Cold Grant </p> <ul><li>Warm it Up: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Secure an Invitation </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>The Pasta Test </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Programs &amp; Positioning </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Deadline &amp; Dollar Amount </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Jedi Mind Trick </li></ul></li></ul> <p>6. Tip 3: Make Specific, Direct Asks 7. Tip 4: Map Donations to Impact 8. Tip 5: Make YourDonation Button Shine 9. Tip 5: Make Your Donation Button Shine 10. Tip 6: Create and Tap Your Social Network 11. Tip 6: Create and Tap Your Social Network </p> <ul><li>Fundraising, Marketing, &amp;Public Recognition </li></ul> <ul><li>Facebook:Causes, Groups, Pages </li></ul> <p>12. Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships </p> <ul><li> Checkbook Philanthropy is Dead </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>( Newsweek 2000 ) </li></ul></li></ul> <p>13. Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships 14. Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships 15. Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships 16. Tip 8: Apply for a Google Grant 17. Tip 9: Use the 2:1 Ratio for Fundraising Events 18. Tip 10: Understand the Social Capital Market </p> <ul><li>Stay on Target </li></ul> <ul><li>Impact Investing is Different </li></ul> <ul><li>20-50% vs. 3-5% Raising $$$ </li></ul> <ul><li>The Good New Boys Network </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>SoCap, SVN, Investors Circle </li></ul></li></ul> <p>19. Were All in This Together [email_address] [email_address] </p>