diversifying funding

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Mobile Giving: The Future of Fundraising
Learn about harnessing the power of online fundraising using mobile giving strategies.

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Plan Now for a Successful ‘Giving Tuesday’ Campaign
It's not too early to start crafting your planning and promotion strategies for the November 29 event.

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Right on the Money: Set the Stage For Joint Funding Requests with Early Relationship Building
Discover how your agency can prepare itself for successful grant collaborations.

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Right on the Money: Food Trucks Make Tasty Fundraising Partners
Three tips from a Minneapolis organization that has enlisted lunchtime food trucks to raise money and awareness.

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Right on the Money: Four Ingredients to Hiring an Effective Development Director
High turnover in lead fundraising staff can hurt nonprofits financially--so how do you find the right person for the job and keep them?

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Fundraising Week 2012: Teaming up With Corporations
An Arkansas fundraiser shares how she built a strong relationship with a local company--and got it to make a donation to her youth-serving organization.

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Fundraising Week 2012: Diversify Your Fundraising Portfolio
It's Fundraising Week here at NCFY! We're re-posting some of our favorite articles from the Right on the Money series, which focuses on how youth-serving organizations can sustain their programs financially. In this article first published in April 2009, we talk to fundraising consultant Ann McCaw about the importance of "diversifying" your funding sources.

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Right on the Money: Three Easy, Low-Cost Strategies for Promoting Planned Giving
Want people to leave money to your organization in their wills? Here are three easy ways to encourage them.

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Right on the Money: Start a Monthly Giving Program
The chief fundraiser at a youth-serving organization in Lincoln, NE, shares three steps to running a giving club through which donors make a gift every month.

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Right on the Money: Changing the Way You Think About Flexible Funding Could Reap Rewards
Every nonprofit leader dreams of having flexible funding: Money that’s not tied to a particular grant project or the organization’s day-to-day operations. Money that could be used to make the organization better than ever. If you had such a windfall, would you know what to do with it?

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