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Great Ideas for Fundraising and Grants

Great Ideas for Fundraising and Grants



Great ideas for fundraising and grants from Parenting Magazine's Mom Congress 2012.

Great ideas for fundraising and grants from Parenting Magazine's Mom Congress 2012.



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  • Fundraising &Grant Writing April 1, 2012
  • Lyssa Sahadevan Susan Comfort Mom Congress 2011 KaBOOM! @Lyssareads @KaBOOMKaren Bantuveris VolunteerSpot Elizabeth Durastanti Karen Price-Ward@VolunteerSpot Harlem RBI Southwest Airlines @HarlemRBI @SouthwestAir
  • Fundraising Begins with Community
  • $$ $,$$$ $$$$$$
  • Elizabeth Durastanti Harlem RBI @HarlemRBICase Study
  • Karen Price-Ward Southwest Airlines @SouthwestAirKeys to Ideas& Execution
  • Brainstorming
  • File Away Ideas, but online
  • Alignment to Cause
  • Turnkey Simple Convenient Annual
  • Strategic
  • Keep It Measureable Survey Monkey Automated Phone Surveys Facebook Surveys
  • Electronic Elements
  • Lasting Impressions
  • Keys to Fundraising Execution
  • Timeliness
  • EffectiveExecutors & Influencers
  • Tell the Story One-pagerTestimonials
  • Electronic Distributioneblast Text messaging E-Newsletters Blog Evite Podcast
  • Return on Investment
  • Persistent, but nice
  • Frequency
  • Don’t forget Handwritten Within 30 days Testimonials Video Email
  • Evaluation
  • Keys to Fundraising Ideas & ExecutionFundraising Ideas Fundraising Execution Brainstorming  Timeliness Creative on-line vault  Effective executors & Alignment to cause influencers Simple, turnkey, worthwhile  Supporting documentation Strategic  Electronic distribution Measureable  Return on Investment (ROI) Electronic elements  Persistency Lasting impressions  Frequency  Follow-up (thank you notes, videos, photos)  Evaluation
  • Southwest Airlines Civic & Charitable Givinghttp://southwest.sponsorport.com 45 days in advance of event
  • Lyssa Sahadevan Mom Congress Delegate 2011 @LyssareadsCase Study:Good Morning Readers & Mathematicians
  • What We Did• Determined need –Year one-reading –Year two/three-reading and math• Made plan, including evaluations• Applied for multiple grants• Received half• Put plan into action
  • In Action…..• Request tutors• Choose and invite students• Begin, update parents, celebrate, problem solve• Communicate with classroom teachers• Maintain data and record of money spent• Celebration! Share news, say thank you!• Review, rethink, plan for next year
  • What’s Next?• Additional Funding – More likely• New grants – School gardens – Professional development – Hands on homework – Classroom library books
  • Susan Comfort KaBOOM! @KaBOOMFundraising Savvy
  • KaBOOM! trainings available at: playschool.kaboom.orgFUNdraising 101 May 17, 2012 (also archived online)Start early and fundraise often: thats one key to a successful playspaceproject! Join us for this live webinar to take a look at concrete fundraisingstrategies that have proven successful in communities across the country.Making The Ask: Getting Business SponsorshipsLearn how to:• Craft and perfect your "ask" of businesses and corporations• Identify the ten steps to securing a business sponsorship• The most common errors made when seeking sponsorshipGrant writing 101In this recording: learn to identify the three primary grant maker types, locategrant opportunities, and prepare a succinct yet compelling grant proposal.
  • Q&A
  • Karen Bantuveris VolunteerSpot @VolunteerSpotRemember:Think Social!
  • Karen Price-Ward Susan Comfort Lyssa Sahadevan Thank You!Karen Bantuveris Elizabeth Durastanti