Posts tagged ‘nonprofit’
Jane Leu started Upwardly Global in 2000. She was frustrated placing skilled immigrants in low-skill jobs. . The organization continues to grow its partnerships with corporations and social investors who recognize the need to harness the potential of underutilized foreign-born professionals.
Before you know it, March and April will be here. Are you ready to send out your next fundraising appeal? All those folks who didn’t make a contribution to your end of the year appeal – we need to ask them again!
Every day nonprofits make change happen, most change lives, many save lives. We need to celebrate all our successes – large and small. Make it a new ritual for you and your organization.
This post talks about techniques I have used successfully to get the good story message across. For the most part readers scan letters. We need to format the letter to get the good story across the way the reader reads!
This time of year, nonprofits are fundrasing using the mail for their end of year appeals. In essence, it has to be the best story we tell all year. If you have already mailed yours – good! Start drafting your Spring appeal now. Give yourself time to draft, edit, test and write some more. Get in the mood!
Why not? Fundraising and philanthropy are all about donor needs. We have read recently about some large anonymous gifts recently. Yet some think this shouldn’t be. Again, why not? It is about what the donor wants and needs. And beyond being anonymous to the public, some are asking for anonymity within the organization.