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Attracting funding organizations and large individual contributors to donate money to your not-for-profit organization is a little like finding a spouse — you want to create the best impression during the courtship in the hope that the other person will find you to be a "good catch" and make a commitment.
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Many organizations spend a lot of time and money creating mission statements, to highlight their work and align employees around a common vision. But the fact is that many mission statements fail, becoming nothing more than a wall ornament or a bunch of words tucked into a seldom-read company handbook.
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There's a common misconception that not-for-profit organizations are strictly banned from lobbying for a political, environmental or some other social issue.
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Is your organization prepared for a crisis that could threaten its survival?
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Not-for-profits have at least one thing in common with for-profits: Only the strong survive.
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Email messages have become a sweet spot for many not-for-profit organizations.
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You know the drill: It's midnight and your grant proposal is due tomorrow. Your assistant left hours ago, and the words on the computer screen start to blur. "It's not worth it," you think. And besides, only a few grants pan out anyway.
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Whether you're an environmental organization raising funds for a lawsuit or a community group needing new equipment, you may want to sell something to raise money.
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Is your organization pursuing planned gifts? It should be. Research suggests that the average planned gift in the United States falls between $35,000 and $70,000 -- and the amount may increase with more Baby Boomers moving into retirement. Yet many not-for-profits, especially small and medium-sized organizations, lack formal planned giving programs.
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Your organization probably spends vast amounts of time and money producing direct mail campaigns to raise funds. Those costs are justified if you get the response you're seeking.

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