All in Campaign Management
A critical component of successful capital campaigns is selection of the right type of counsel for your organization. Choosing the wrong capital campaign consultant can doom a campaign from the beginning. Follow this process to find the right counsel for you.
How can you handle gifts with less-than-altruistic demands?
Here’s your primer on hiring fundraising counsel. It includes types of fundraising counsel, benefits to fundraising counsel, why paying a fundraiser a percentage is viewed as unethical and may not be in the organization’s best interest, costs associated with professionally directed capital campaigns, and information on how to select the right consultant.
Your capital campaign Case for Support is the benefits-oriented explanation of the fundraising campaign. Learn more about how to create a compelling story for your donors.
If your organization has decided to consider a capital campaign, your next step is to setup a budget. Most nonprofits mistakenly only include the obvious costs, like construction. Read more to learn which cost estimates your capital campaign project budget should include.
The inspiration for a capital campaign often begins with identifying a need within your organization. That need must mature into a benefit that excites philanthropists if you plan to raise serious money.