By Christopher M. Cannon
An easy consultant to the rules of powerful fundraising operations
An govt consultant to Fundraising Operations presents fundraisers with easy-to-understand techniques to judge and tackle fundraising operations wishes and possibilities. This consultant simplifies and makes a speciality of the research of difficulties and desires, permitting a short go back to fundraising.
- Provides the basic framework to enhance and innovate improvement operations
- Includes dozens of useful instruments, together with pattern guidelines for information, database, reporting, and company processes
- Offers pattern workflow illustrations for present processing and acknowledgment, record specification, and different processes
- Features pattern stories for crusade administration, functionality administration, and exception management
- Delivers potent calculators for operational principles of thumb
No subject what the dept is named, so much fundraisers fight with comparing operational matters. This advisor leads you thru ideas of powerful fundraising operations, simplifies complex subject matters, and gives suggestions to a couple of the main vexing operations dilemmas
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Extra resources for An Executive's Guide to Fundraising Operations: Principles, Tools & Trends
Those fundraising executives who purchased this book probably did not select the ﬁrst option. The next few options are more likely what you are facing. The last two options are troublesome. These suggest deep concern about the ability of operations to meet the needs of your organization and your donors. No matter which option best describes your current perceptions about operations, this guide will lead you toward solutions. Fundraising organizations can almost always improve their operations. New technology, adjustments to stafﬁng, streamlined processes, and other opportunities are available nearly every day.
Cannon Copyright © 2011 Christopher Cannon chapter & 2 Principles of Fundraising Operations A ny executive assessing fundraising operations should start each critical analysis with the end results in mind. This means putting donors and dollars ﬁrst. The principles described in this guide start with this premise. The tools and trends managed by operations teams should also focus ﬁrst on donors and dollars. For many organizations, however, the tools and processes sometimes become the focal point.
Your volume considerations are probably complicated. Your organization’s mission and case for support, fundraising programs, technology, logistic details, resources and stafﬁng, ﬁscal and calendar years, and other variables affect volume. For example, many fundraising shops use a database that has a function for batch gift entry that mimics a spreadsheet format. Using such a tool is, frankly, easier and faster for entering gifts than it is for some of the fundraising shops that use other databases not equipped with such a tool.