You’ve probably heard the phrase, “mistakes are costly.” And it’s true. Mistakes are costly. But that’s never been more true than the cost of mistakes that you make in the fundraising world. Every opportunity to acquire a new donor or to raise more funds is precious, so you want to make sure that every move is strategic.
One of the things that I learned from leading nonprofits over the past 20 years is that, there’s never enough resources. If you lead a healthy nonprofit or ministry, there’s always more vision than the resources needed to fulfill the vision.
Therefore, we almost always find ourselves in the middle of either planning for fundraising or executing fundraising. And just like everything else in our organization, the methods and trends are constantly changing.
That’s why we believe this next podcast is so important. We sat down with Lori Jacobwith, who is ranked as one of the top 25 fundraising experts in the country. She helps uncover three of the most common fundraising mistakes that nonprofits make and gives us some insight into how you can start to raise money with joy—no more dreading and obligatory asks. Listen in on our website or via iTunes below to this incredible thought leader and fundraising expert.