Category Archives: Fundraising Capacity

Posts about planning for progress and structuring for success.

The Mid-Year Appeal

Almost half-way there—whether halfway through the calendar year or your fiscal year.  And even if your fundraising is going great guns, more would not be a bad thing.  If you don’t already do a mid-year appeal, you might want to consider it.  And if you do, you might want to think about how to make… Read more

Six Steps to a Successful Fundraising Campaign

Fundraising campaigns are time-defined efforts to raise money for a specified purpose or purposes using a range of fundraising techniques.  When most organizations talk about fundraising campaigns they are thinking about capital campaigns and those, typically, are focused on raising funds to build or renovate a building.  But campaigns can also help to enhance programs,… Read more

Succession Planning

Recently, I wrote a blog for Bloomerang on Succession Planning and the fact that it is not just for the CEO.  You can read that here . A lot of the focus in that blog was on planning before you need to worry about succession.  But what happens when you have no plan and you need… Read more