• Virtual Fundraising Event Tips

    Nov 22, 2021 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Virtual Fundraising

    A Successful Virtual Fundraising Event Starts with a Plan 

    Virtual fundraising is not easy. These tips will help you build a virtual fundraising event plan. No matter the size, let us share our experience on what fundraising mistakes to avoid and how to launch and execute a successful virtual fundraiser.  

    Getting started: Good virtual fundraising events are not organized and executed overnight. The main components of a successful fundraising event are linked to what you do before, during, and after the event. 

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  • Campaign Fundraising: The Keys to Successful Call Time

    Mar 19, 2020 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Campaign Fundraising: Call Time Brings Success 

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  • Top Campaign Fundraising Objections

    Sep 10, 2018 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Getting past those pesky campaign fundraising objections

    Campaign fundraising objections are part of what happens when you run a fundraising operation. Don’t be discouraged. Here are ways to get past those pesky campaign fundraising objections:

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  • 7 Questions with Gisel Kordestani of Crowdpac

    Jan 11, 2018 by Elena Veatch

    Gisel Kordestani

    Crowdpac is changing the campaign fundraising game. Gisel Kordestani tells us how.

    Crowdpac is crowd funding for politics.  A Crowdfunding platform founded in 2013 Crowdpac makes it easier for political campaigns to fundraise at the grassroots level. Coming from a tech background, COO and co-founder Gisel Kordestani wanted to apply her business experience to make a positive social impact. We chatted with her about the unique features of Crowdpac and the importance of making political engagement as accessible as possible.

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  • Should I Pay My Campaign Fundraiser On Commission?

    Jun 01, 2017 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Campaign Fundraising and Your Campaign Fundraiser

    Here is a frequently reoccurring campaign fundraising story:

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  • Advocacy Fundraising vs. Political Fundraising

    Jan 22, 2015 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Advocacy Fundraising Isn't as Different as You May Think

    We have written a lot about political fundraising but not on advocacy fundraising, so here we go. Whether it is for advocacy or for political campaigns, fundraising is largely similar and shares a number of characteristics. For both, the ask is a core component of your fundraising technique. Below is a look as some of these shared characteristics.

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  • Advocacy Campaigns| In Defense of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Sep 02, 2014 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

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    Advocacy Campaigns: What Can Your Non-Profit Learn from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

    Advocacy and fundraising don't always mix but when they do it can be magic for an organization. I have written over the past year about the difficulty of getting true engagement for nonprofit advocacy groups. The ice bucket challenge has done an amazing job of engaging people who have not participated in advocacy in a long time as well as getting folks who had done some advocacy work but never for ALS. The ability of the ice bucket challenge to reach people in an emotional and fun way and connect people with no connection to ALS, to people who have been affected by the disease whether they know a family member or a friend with the disease, or even have the debilitating illness themselves has been amazing. 

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