Four secrets to securing grants for your organization In the world of non-profits, grants can be very helpful when fundraising. But preparing grant applications is a lot of work and there’s no guarantee that work will pay off. That’s why it’s important to ensure you’ve done everything possible to get the funder to giveRead more about Get a Yes to Your Grant Application[…]
Rhonda was invited to present on The Future of Fundraising for Volunteer Strathcona’s Adapting to COVID series for non profit organizations. Check out the recording below.
Throughout 2017, Canadians have been reflecting on what it means to be a citizen of Canada. Multiple initiatives have highlighted our key characteristics and why other countries look towards us for inspiration. Beyond the stereotypical terms, one key element that has become apparent throughout the years is that Canadians are kind and giving citizens. TheRead more about Canadian Fundraising History[…]
Have a thirst for knowledge? Why not join Rhonda Newman of Newman Consulting at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) 54th International Fundraising Conference. The conference will take place in San Francisco from April 30th to May 2nd, 2017, and will host over 100 educational sessions. There will be a wealth of workshops available, coveringRead more about Grow Your Fundraising Expertise[…]
Nearly one third (30%) of all annual giving occurs in December. According to Network for Good’s Digital Giving Index, a large portion of those gifts are given in the last three days of the year, just in time for donors to be able to claim those donations in that year’s tax filing. Needless to say,Read more about Year-End Fundraising Planning[…]
Philanthropy and fund development go hand-in-hand. Most small non-profit organizations have one or two staff members who are responsible for fund development -bringing in the money! Quite often the rest of the staff don’t know what it is ‘the fund development folks’ do or know why their job is so important. If your management andRead more about How to Create a Culture of Philanthropy in your Non-Profit Organization[…]