Great Ideas for Fundraising and Grants

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  • Thanks to parents, tutors, Target and DG!
  • Great Ideas for Fundraising and Grants

    1. 1. Fundraising &Grant Writing April 1, 2012
    2. 2. Lyssa Sahadevan Susan Comfort Mom Congress 2011 KaBOOM! @Lyssareads @KaBOOMKaren Bantuveris VolunteerSpot Elizabeth Durastanti Karen Price-Ward@VolunteerSpot Harlem RBI Southwest Airlines @HarlemRBI @SouthwestAir
    3. 3. Fundraising Begins with Community
    4. 4. $$ $,$$$ $$$$$$
    5. 5. Elizabeth Durastanti Harlem RBI @HarlemRBICase Study
    6. 6. Karen Price-Ward Southwest Airlines @SouthwestAirKeys to Ideas& Execution
    7. 7. Brainstorming
    8. 8. File Away Ideas, but online
    9. 9. Alignment to Cause
    10. 10. Turnkey Simple Convenient Annual
    11. 11. Strategic
    12. 12. Keep It Measureable Survey Monkey Automated Phone Surveys Facebook Surveys
    13. 13. Electronic Elements
    14. 14. Lasting Impressions
    15. 15. Keys to Fundraising Execution
    16. 16. Timeliness
    17. 17. EffectiveExecutors & Influencers
    18. 18. Tell the Story One-pagerTestimonials
    19. 19. Electronic Distributioneblast Text messaging E-Newsletters Blog Evite Podcast
    20. 20. Return on Investment
    21. 21. Persistent, but nice
    22. 22. Frequency
    23. 23. Don’t forget Handwritten Within 30 days Testimonials Video Email
    24. 24. Evaluation
    25. 25. 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
    26. 26. Southwest Airlines Civic & Charitable Givinghttp://southwest.sponsorport.com 45 days in advance of event
    27. 27. Lyssa Sahadevan Mom Congress Delegate 2011 @LyssareadsCase Study:Good Morning Readers & Mathematicians
    28. 28. 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
    29. 29. 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
    30. 30. What’s Next?• Additional Funding – More likely• New grants – School gardens – Professional development – Hands on homework – Classroom library books
    31. 31. Susan Comfort KaBOOM! @KaBOOMFundraising Savvy
    32. 32. 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.
    33. 33. Q&A
    34. 34. Karen Bantuveris VolunteerSpot @VolunteerSpotRemember:Think Social!
    35. 35. Karen Price-Ward Susan Comfort Lyssa Sahadevan Thank You!Karen Bantuveris Elizabeth Durastanti

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