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#6 Share Resources – Sharing is POWER

Through series of articles under the headline of We-Have-No-Money-To-Raise-Money, we followed the challenges of our heroin, Nicole, and how she applied Change Management to overcome these challenges and build an internal coalition with her board to effectively secure funding to aid educated refugees in Europe.   To complete her strategic approach to fundraising, Nicole has [...]

2020-06-17T17:04:25+01:00June 7th, 2020|Resources|

#5 It’s ALL about the NETWORK!

Successful fundraising is often the product of effective networking. Ellen Bristol (the President of Bristol Strategy Group a partner of Your Funding Network) is my mentor and friend has a rich library of Best Practices For Effective Fundraising which you can access for free. In our article, "We Have No Money to Raise Money!" [...]

2020-06-17T17:03:47+01:00June 7th, 2020|Resources|

#4 Low Hanging Fruit? Yes! AND Plant a TREE!

Have you heard of Willie Sutton? Apparently, he was an American infamous bank robber who robbed hundreds of banks in 1930s. Willie is reported to have had a “smart” answer when someone asked him, “Willie, why do you rob banks?” Although it is reportedly an urban legend, his now-famous answer was, “Because that’s where [...]

2020-06-17T17:03:34+01:00June 7th, 2020|Resources|

#3 Engage Your Community – Engage Your Board!

We have been talking about Nicole, the NGO fundraiser who is doing her 120% to raise the necessary funds for the integration and further education of highly-educated refugees in Europe. Nicole and her organisation are very passionate about upholding the dignity of all people and creating equal opportunities for all, regardless of their circumstances. [...]

2020-06-17T16:45:42+01:00June 7th, 2020|Resources|

#2 Change Your Fundraising Approach!

The only thing that is constant is Change. However, change doesn’t always occur immediately. It often requires a process. And processes inherently require time to manifest the change they bring about In our article, "We Have No Money to Raise Money!" - Fundraising Revisited for the Non For Profit Sector. I told you about [...]

2020-06-17T17:03:20+01:00June 7th, 2020|Resources|

Board Meeting (Ledenraad en Bestuur) – Nederland Filantropieland

Beside being a member of Nederland Filantropieland (NLFL) as a fundraising professional, since July 2019, I am a member of the Ledenraad en Bestuur (members committee and board) and taking the lead in community engagement (Voorzitter van de commissie ontmoeten). Being a member of this association and actively engaging with the events organized by the [...]

2020-06-13T12:34:32+01:00May 7th, 2020|Events-&-Training|