Fundraising 101: How to Start Raising Funds Lesson
Your mission, should you choose to accept it…
Welcome to September’s lesson: Fundraising 101: How to Start Raising Funds. This month we are learning the very basics of fundraising.
What are the basics of fundraising?
Fundraising is the primary way nonprofits receive funds to carry out programs and operations.
Every nonprofit has built-in donors. They are people who are naturally close to you or your organization’s mission.
Why you need to do it:
In order to raise the amount of money needed to run the nonprofit, we need to understand the basics of fundraising. Fundraising starts small and grows over time. Luckily, you don’t need large sums of money to start your nonprofit. You can start small with donated space and volunteer staff.
What you actually need to do:
Here are the steps for this lesson:
- Watch the video.
- Download the Implementation Guide.
- Find your stage and select one fundraiser to begin.
- Tell us how it went in the Facebook group Nonprofit Founder’s Society.