As community fundraisers we have a huge amount of methods and tools readily available that help us to find, build and grow successful fundraising relationships and the amazing news is, it’s free. Want to know the secret? It’s you.
Never before has the consumer of anything had so much choice and accessibility at their fingertips. From where we get our news, to which shows we watch, to access to new friends. The charities and causes we support, and the longevity of that support, are no different.
I was sitting in a café, meeting with a volunteer to discuss her fundraising ideas, when she gave me what I consider to be the biggest compliment I’ve ever had:
“You don’t actually have diabetes? From the way you understand it, I would have believed you do.”