Fall event. Spring gala. Annual Appeal in between.
Once you wind down from one, you’re gearing up for the next. Continuous fundraising momentum, right?
But if your board – and staff – lurch from headliner to headliner, it can feel like you’re always asking.
Well – you are.
And no, that’s not the most effective fundraising strategy, unless your goal is to burn out donors (and askers).
Instead, try relationship-building: a two-way street of listening, sharing, and ongoing dialogue.