Strategy & Planning
What Makes Your Organization Unique
This is a great resource to use when developing a case statement or if your organization is re-imagining its mission and vision. The ability to express what makes your organization unique helps define programs and services and will help your organization attract new donors, supporters, and board members.
Year-End Campaign Sample Timeline
Year-end campaigns are very important for nonprofits in attaining their anticipated yearly revenue. Nonprofits must begin planning for a year-end campaign before October or November. This document provides a timeline to help prepare development professionals for the variety of tasks that go into a year-end campaign.
Creating a Fundraising Plan
This worksheet focuses on several guiding questions, fundraising challenges, and organizational goals, which is important to the process of developing a fundraising plan. Staff members and fundraising committee members should be able to answer most of these questions prior to developing a yearly fundraising plan.
Volunteer Appreciation & Retention Action Plan
Volunteer recognition and appreciation are essential to retention. Keeping volunteers engaged and part of your community helps to build a dedicated base of volunteers. This document helps you plan out what your volunteer recognition plan is for the year.