Welcome 2023! As fundraisers everywhere are preparing for the new year, don't forget to take some time to reflect on your 2022 successes, your organization’s growth, and the changes in your supporters. Creating a healthy and smooth fundraising plan is the bread and butter to a financially successful nonprofit.
By Evin Bask, COO & Head of Development
Your top supporters want to hear how their current gift is making an impact. They want to know the current needs of the work you are doing. They want to know how they can continue to support.
In short, let’s make sure our supporters are getting more than a donation receipt. This is where an annual plan can come into place.
Not sure where to start? A template can help you outline the basics and then you can edit to fit your needs. This template includes a calendar with:
If you are a smaller nonprofit, this plan might seem overwhelming. Here are a few things you can consider to minimize the stress and maximize the impact.
If you are looking for more fundraising guidance, be sure to register for the Idaho Nonprofit Center Fundraising for Beginners: Development 101 course! In this course we will dive deeper into the annual plan, segmenting donors, and more.
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