Avoiding capital-campaign mistakes
There are many motivations for giving, yet at the core of a successful charitable relationship is the fact that a nonprofit has told its story passionately and has inspired a donor.
The role of planned giving in a campaign
What the fundraiser wants is cash, but what the donor wants is control of their asset. So a key element to campaign fundraising – or any type of fundraising – is planned giving.
Capital campaigns: Setting the goal and duration
Two of the first and most important elements to determine when considering a capital campaign are the fundraising goal and the campaign timeline.
The post-recession capital campaign
Fundraising expert Bob Zimmerman talks about launching or reinvigorating capital campaigns in the wake of the recession.
Letter: Time to reengage in capital campaigns
In a letter-to-the-editor, Don Fellows, president and CEO of fundraising firm Marts & Lundy, says waiting to launch a capital campaign could mean ‘losing opportunity to other organizations.’
County revises nonprofit funding rules
Renewal of Buncombe County funds for nonprofits will be based on performance.