Drum Roll Please…final crowdfunding campaign totals

The final amounts raised by the crowdfunding campaigns!   Nick Dowhaniuk (Geography / Environmental & Global Health): working with communities to improve health in northern Uganda. $3235 from 78 donors (goal = $3000).  Simon Parsons (Latin American Studies: bringing the Amazon to America’s kids with her art $600 from 12…

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Readings: Fundraising, Ethics, & the Law

Hey all, some useful resources on legal and ethical issues related to fundraising. Guidelines, Codes, and Standards for Association of Fundraising Professionals (note: even a section on “ethics and social media” UF Foundation Fundraising Policy (note especially the “Donor Bill of Rights” and “Changes in Donor Restrictions” Why nonprofits are…

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Foundations & Concept Papers

Finding foundations and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) The Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscribers only) Guidestar (directory of US nonprofit organizations) Philanthropy News Digest (click RFP tab; can subscribe to their newsletter) Pivot (RFPs for many disciplines) Hoovers (search for Univ of Florida, key words, etc. to find links to UF) US Government Grants Your…

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Direct Mail and email solicitation

Lists and Pinterest Boards of Direct Mail/Email suggestions and ideas 15 Odd Things That Make Direct Mail Fundraising Appeals Successful Write the Perfect Fundraising Email 50+ Subject Lines That Will Get Your Fundraising Emails Opened On December 31st Steal this E-Mail! A Sample Year-End Fundraising E-Mail for Your Non-Profit Direct…

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Readings: Week 8: Capital campaigns

FundsForNGOs: What is a capital campaign? http://tinyurl.com/yd8cgvsr UF Announces largest fundraising campaign in university history Gainesville Sun story on the campaign launch UF “Go Greater” capital campaign website Unit-specific giving opportunities (compare with College of Dentistry Campaign press release (with details on their goals), the IFAS Campaign Site, and the…

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