All tagged capital campaign
Join us Thursday, Sept. 26, at 2 pm EDT when Kevin Wallace, president of CampaignCounsel.org, and Carlyn Runnels, CampaignCounsel.org consultant, will show you how to identify and apply for grants best matched to your campaign, use grants to build momentum and credibility, and leverage grants to increase campaign participation.
It is easy to find the biggest capital campaign consultant, or the one with the most experience in your market, or the one that employs your board president’s niece. But finding the best fundraising consultant for your project will take a bit more time.
The benefits of conducting feasibility studies run well beyond establishing the viability of your capital campaign. They have a special way of generating interest and excitement and of capturing important data. You never know what they will produce, but when correctly run, they almost always open unexpected doors.
Budgeting for a capital campaign is always a challenge, in part because an organization doesn't want to foreclose on the possibility of a good idea just because it isn't in the budget. Therefore, the budgets and costs outlined in this article should be a guide only and careful thought should go into developing one for your specific situation.
Like the Iditarod, capital campaigns for multi-use projects cannot be completed, much less won, by anything less than a team that understands and values individual strengths.