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Any nonprofit considering undertaking a capital campaign or other significant fundraising effort is well-advised to invest in a fundraising feasibility study. The goal is to gauge whether the nonprofit’s donors and other stakeholders like the idea of the campaign and are willing to work and give to support it. The feasibility study can also serve as an important donor cultivation tool, bringing key stakeholders in early on the project and getting their input to shape the plan and strengthen their relationship to the mission.
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Top 10 reasons why a “campaign mentality” will boost your overall fundraising program
campaign mentality (kamˈpān menˈtalədē) – noun A constant mindset and approach to fundraising that includes heightened communication, focused goals, intentional donor cultivation, powerful case stories and active board engagement fueled by a sense of urgency and purpose.
…In other words, acting like you are always in a campaign, even when you are not.
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