Put The Fun In Fundraising

Put The Fun In Fundraising

A guest post by Francesca Dobbyn I knew eggsactly what my community needed. We needed a yolk, something to crack us up. It was just nogging at the back of my brain to do something not rum of the mill. Omicron was spreading fast and furious, the holiday season loomed...
Start Small, Then Grow

Start Small, Then Grow

Diversified portfolio isn’t just a term you’ll hear from your investment broker. It also applies to your fundraising. Your fundraising portfolio should be diversified so you are reaching maximum donors in a variety of ways: Events, monthly giving, email donations,...
Time To Change

Time To Change

A few weeks ago, I saw a Director of Development job ad. I read through the description (very long because if it’s a nonprofit job, you’re probably doing the job of seven people at once). At the end was the proposed salary. The good: They listed the salary! I’ll give...
Small Shop Life

Small Shop Life

I was a fundraiser. And grant writer. And event organizer. And website manager. And copywriter. And marketing director. And budget preparer. Oh. I shouldn’t forget that I was also a fireman, putting out fires. All of the above wasn’t at multiple jobs. I did them all...