The idea of raising major gifts can seem elusive and mysterious. However, recent research shows that even those at small and mid-sized nonprofit organizations can raise major gifts with a few small shifts in process and mindset. These changes are simple to make, but not always easy to implement. The question becomes: How much do … Continue reading The Next Level of Giving: 4 Research-Proven Strategies to Help You Raise Major Gifts
Photo by fauxels on Pexels.com A persuasive and compelling pitch—when entrepreneurs present their ideas to prospective investors—is necessary to propel most businesses. For social enterprises, in particular, it is the ticket to receiving impact investment and nonprofit grants. At most competitions, a typical pitch lasts only a few minutes, but perfecting it takes hours of … Continue reading Perfecting Your Pitch for Social Impact Investing and Nonprofit Funding
Louis Fawcett was about to request the biggest gift of his career: $450,000 for a children’s home in Ethiopia. His nerves kicked in when his plane from Charlotte, N.C., to Scottsdale, Ariz., had technical difficulties. Read the rest of this article and watch the video on The Chronicle of Philanthropy .