Think of a case for support statement as the starting point for conducting a campaign feasibility and planning study, as well as a successful capital campaign. Your case statement, or case for support, will become your “ground zero” for all your other marketing or communication materials created later in the capital campaign phase; it is … Read moreThe Case for Support: an Essential Building Block Document for a Successful Capital Campaign
Capital Campaign Leadership, this definition certainly applies to the leadership needed for a successful capital campaign. For a nonprofit organization, whether it is an educational institution, a hospital foundation, a community library, a YMCA, performing arts center or any of the many other types of groups that depend largely on private support for their continuity … Read moreCapital Campaign Leadership
Have you ever been in a situation where the board has made a decision that you think is very, very wrong, and will have severe negative consequences for the organization? Or where you think an important decision has been railroaded through? As a board member myself and something of a contrarian, I’ve found myself in … Read moreWhat to Do When You Really Disagree with a Board Decision
That is a good question, but it is not the only one to be answered – or asked. The first question to consider is, “When is the campaign over?” For the key volunteers and the campaign executive committee, the urgent and pressing work of the campaign consists of the active solicitation of donors: actual asking … Read moreThe Campaign is Over – Where Do We Go from Here?