FundRaiser Blog

The FundRaiser Software Blog is an excellent resource for nonprofit organizations looking to learn more about fundraising, donor management, membership management, and much more.

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in budget

Why Do You Need To Raise Money?

How your organization raises and spends money is knowledge a successful fund-raiser must also have at his or her fingertips. You need to know and understand your organization’s budget so that you can delineate the cost of operation and how the money to cover that cost is to be generated. Nearly all non-profits are, by their nature, limited in their capacity to increase earned revenues, and many are unable to produce any earned income because they serve groups that cannot afford to pay.

The inability to produce enough earned income to cover the cost of doing business is why non-profit organizations must be fund-raisers. However, understanding your organization’s capacity to produce earned income, knowing where such income comes or could come from, and maximizing it, are essential to developing a successful fund-raising campaign. If your prospective donors believe you could be producing more earned income, they will be far less likely to give of their limited philanthropic resources.

Continue reading
in Non-Profit Fundraising Tips 479

EasyBlog Calendar

Loading ...

EasyBlog Tag Cloud

event management corporate sponsors annual campaign donor attrition rate segmenting donors gift entry reports community supported gardens capital campaign grants custom page nonprofit fundraising premiums online donations End of Year Letters operating systems membership programs add ons fundraising training Codes flash sales Company culture Facebook increasing giving amounts mission driven membership benefits phoning donors Resiliency solicitors Thank You word processor tax summary letters building donor relationships advanced tab donor attrition relationship tracking Reporting to IRS new leadership tribute gifts publicity materials data conversion updates budget the Ask small donations office thank you letters development director membersip benefits look and feel motivation merge fields donor ROI charity golf tournaments volunteering upgrading donors NCOA processing foundations user spotlights general support GoFundMe project major donors Donor Portal lapsed donor National Change of Address government grants features on site training campaign management product news endowment campaign social media operational costs data entry disaster relief accounting software case study alumni training tip Excel appeal letters targeted mailings community broadcasting donor slip tech tip Congratulations change of address updating announcements in honor of donations donation history board members donor retention rate backing up data LYBUNTS understanding giving trends spreadsheets donor loyalty customer service fundraising letters major gift prospects upgrade communications Groupings pledges volunteers correspondence overview grassroots campaign In-Kind gifts memorial giving moves management donor contact information monthly giving data analysis GivingTuesday community arts nonprofits

Connect With Us

  800-880-3454 ext 3
  Email Us
  Request More Information
      8:30AM-5:30PM CST

Customer Portal Login Form

User Name:

If you are not sure about your Customer User Name, please call 800-543-4131 and we will be able to help you.

Or you have lost your password, Request Password