Fundraising: Securing Your Organization’s Future
Creating Financial Sustainability
Learn the importance of follow-up and maintaining contact with potential donors, and what you can do to keep the funds coming in.
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Planning for the Future
This presentation - a sequel to Fundraising 101 - discusses different fundraising opportunities, promising strategies and crafting long-term fundraising goals.
File size: 9.7MB
How Are You Doing? Assessing Your Progress While Fundraising
Assess and evaluate your fundraising progress: Are you meeting your goals? Are there things you can change about your plan?
File size: 56.3KB
A basic layout of the fundraising process, including RWJF match requirements, fundraising steps and how to make a successful "ask."
File size: 7.9MB
Updated: 6.1.06 Printable version
Creating a sustainable base of funding for your program requires attention to the three necessary components of any successful fundraising initiative: relationships, vision and delivery. To see the full report, see the related document, Creating Financial Sustainability: Securing Your Organization's Future.
Additionally, a checklist to help you evaluate your ongoing readiness to raise money can be found in How Are You Doing? Assessing Your Progress While Fundraising. You may want to use this tool as a fundraising to-do list or you may want to score yourself periodically on each item and track your progress over time. Fundraising fundamentals have been covered in the list, but you may find that you have additional items to add to customize it.