One of the keys to successful fundraising is finding the intersection of organizational priorities with donor interest. Bentz Whaley Flessner introduces a methodology that organizations can use to begin to prioritize their philanthropic agenda.
For any organization considering a major fundraising campaign, developing a strong case for support, or “philanthropic agenda,” is critical to the campaign’s success. In this week’s Client Advisory, Bentz Whaley Flessner introduces the five elements of strong case for support.
In this October 2014 issue of Bentz Whaley Flessner’s Points of Practice, we present the steps to building a strong planned giving expectancy pipeline through segmentation of gifts, identification of prospective donor life expectancies and development of a schedule of gifts.
There can be tendency among organizations contemplating a fundraising effort to bypass a feasibility study and just begin a campaign. This decision often stems from urgency around a single project, such as a building, but often lead to disappointing results that leave organizations wondering “what could have gone wrong?” Here are three reasons to resist […]