A fundraising plan is essential to the success of an organization’s fundraising efforts and meeting the organization’s fundraising goals within a set timeframe. The activities within the plan will be specific and measurable. Please review Parts 1 through 10 of the Writing a Fundraising Plan series.
Research by the National Research Collaborative demonstrated that organizations that developed a fundraising plan with board input were more likely to meet and even exceed their goals. Planning brings all the stakeholders in an organization together and creates buy-in for the fundraising strategies and goals. A sense of ownership helps accelerate fulfillment of the fundraising plan. Read more