fundraising

Speech Tip: Fundraisers, It’s About the Kids

Speech Tip: Fundraisers, It’s About the Kids When fundraising, if you say to the audience, “Please give to these programs,” you risk your audience presuming your nonprofit’s executive director is making a bloated salary. If you tell that audience about how their donation will help individuals, they’ll feel better about investing in your work. Tell […]

Speech Tip: Fundraising

Speech Tip: Fundraising. Fundraising doesn’t need to hurt. When you ask an audience for significant money, remember your mission. Do you believe in your mission? That’s half the battle. Let me help you with the other half. Discuss on LinkedIn. Discuss on Facebook.

Speech Tip: Money

Speech Tip: Money. Know how much money you want. Are you speaking at a fundraiser? Let’s say there are 250 people in the audience. You want to raise $2.5 million. That’s $10,000/person. Let’s say you also know your audience is in a position to give that and more. Do you ask for $100? No. Be […]

Speech Tip: Money

Speech Tip: Money. Know how much money you want. Are you speaking at a fundraiser? Let’s say there are 250 people in the audience. You want to raise $2.5 million. That’s $10,000/person. Let’s say you also know your audience is in a position to give that and more. Do you ask for $100? No. Be […]