Top TenFundraising Tips        May 9, 2012 Darian Rodriguez Heyman
Nonprofits101.org
A Note onTin Cup Fundraising
Tip 1: Stage a Thank-a-Thon
Tip 2: Never Submit   a Cold Grant
Tip 2: Never Submit        a Cold Grant• Warm it Up: –Secure an Invitation –The Pasta Test   • Programs & Positioning –Dea...
Tip 3: Make Specific,     Direct Asks
Tip 4: Map Donations      to Impact
Tip 5: Make YourDonation Button Shine
Tip 5: Make YourDonation Button Shine
Tip 6: Create and TapYour Social Network
Tip 6: Create and Tap     Your Social Network• Ask Questions• Time of Day• 50/50 Rule
Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships• “Checkbook Philanthropy is Dead”  – (Newsweek 2000)
Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships
Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships
Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships
Tip 8: Apply for a Google Grant
Tip 9: Use the 2:1 Ratio for   Fundraising Events
Tip 10: Understand the   Social Capital Market• Stay on Target• Impact Investing is Different• 20-50% vs. 3-5% Raising $$$...
We’re All in This Together   darian@SM4NP.org   Twitter: @dheyman
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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 the former Craigslist Foundation E.D. and Editor of Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals, as he shares practical, tactical solutions from his new book that can and will help you get dollars in the door. Darian will provide 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.

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SAGE: Top Ten Fundraising Tips 5/9/12

  1. 1. Top TenFundraising Tips May 9, 2012 Darian Rodriguez Heyman
  2. 2. Nonprofits101.org
  3. 3. A Note onTin Cup Fundraising
  4. 4. Tip 1: Stage a Thank-a-Thon
  5. 5. Tip 2: Never Submit a Cold Grant
  6. 6. Tip 2: Never Submit a Cold Grant• Warm it Up: –Secure an Invitation –The Pasta Test • Programs & Positioning –Deadline & Dollar Amount –Jedi Mind Trick
  7. 7. Tip 3: Make Specific, Direct Asks
  8. 8. Tip 4: Map Donations to Impact
  9. 9. Tip 5: Make YourDonation Button Shine
  10. 10. Tip 5: Make YourDonation Button Shine
  11. 11. Tip 6: Create and TapYour Social Network
  12. 12. Tip 6: Create and Tap Your Social Network• Ask Questions• Time of Day• 50/50 Rule
  13. 13. Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships• “Checkbook Philanthropy is Dead” – (Newsweek 2000)
  14. 14. Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships
  15. 15. Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships
  16. 16. Tip 7: Corporate Partnerships
  17. 17. Tip 8: Apply for a Google Grant
  18. 18. Tip 9: Use the 2:1 Ratio for Fundraising Events
  19. 19. Tip 10: Understand the Social Capital Market• Stay on Target• Impact Investing is Different• 20-50% vs. 3-5% Raising $$$• The Good New Boys Network • SEA, SoCap, SVN, Investors Circle
  20. 20. We’re All in This Together darian@SM4NP.org Twitter: @dheyman
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