I hear it all the time.   “We need to (increase programs/build a new building/eliminate a waiting list) and we need money to do it.”   Yes, but the FIRST thing you need is a plan.   When you have a big goal, the best way to ensure that you’ll reach it is to figure30

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People ask me all the time “what should be in my fundraising plan?” I find that most people who don’t have a plan just don’t know where to start or what to include. When I give them my simple answer, they don’t trust it at first. For some reason, they seem to want to make30

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  Want to fully fund your nonprofit? Here’s a key: create diversified revenue streams.   Having diversified revenue streams means you have money coming in from a variety of sources. It creates stability and keeps you from being overly dependent on one source of funding, which is dangerous.     The problem with sole-source funding30

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There are three things you never want to turn your back on:   Toddlers checking out your kitchen cabinets Puppies sniffing your shoes Vegetable garden after it’s been rained on several days in a row I don’t have toddlers or puppies right now, but I do have a huge garden. Last Friday morning, I couldn’t30

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I help a LOT of small nonprofits figure out how to raise way more money so they can change more lives. And it’s really not that hard. It’s about getting clarity on your goals and the strategies you’ll use. In this video, I’ll share the 6 questions I ask when I’m preparing to create a30

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I hear it all the time. “We need to increase programs/build a new building/eliminate a waiting list and we’re going to need more money to do it.” Yes, and the FIRST thing you need is a plan. When you have a big goal you want to achieve, the best way to assure that you’ll reach30

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