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.
Right on the Money: 'Crowdfunding' for Youth-Serving Organizations--Indiegogo vs. Kickstarter
NCFY explains and compares two popular ways of creating online fundraising campaigns, the "crowdfunding" websites Indiegogo and Kickstarter.
Right on the Money: Young Fundraisers Are the Best Fundraisers
If you've ever bought a box of Girl Scout cookies or paid a high school softball team to wash your car, you know that young people bring an almost irresistible something to fundraising. We share the lessons learned by teen fundraisers at an Illinois youth program.
Right on the Money: Be a Funding Detective and Find a Foundation to Support Your Cause
An expert on fundraising research shares tips for identifying foundations interested in supporting youth programs.
Right on the Money: Want to Build Your Endowment? Promoting Planned Giving May Be a Good Step
In the first article of a two-part series on planned giving, we share a checklist that can help you decide if your organization has the right ingredients to encourage donors to make bequests.
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.
Right on the Money: When Fate Meets Fundraising
NCFY's newest slideshow features the story of how a Washington, DC, organization took advantage of some lucky breaks and created a home for homeless youth.
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