Three for Thursday Bulletins
These free e-bulletins feature free or low-cost resources or online tools geared for nonprofits, current reports or white papers of interest to the sector, and more. Three quick reads to make you wicked smaht!
More Free Resources we created that you might find helpful
Is Your Organization Grant Ready?
The more items checked off, the more attractive your nonprofit will be to funders!
Where Does Your Organization Want to Go?
So, maybe you're between strategic plans. This fundraising planning document will help you think through the incremental expenses associated with your organizational goals and activities.
Development Budget Template
Not sure about the true costs of fundraising in your organization? Feel free to adapt this budget template to fit your needs.
Grant Tracker Spreadsheet Template
21 fields that capture the essentials for each one of your grant funder prospects!
Do you have a fundraising committee?
Particularly for small and mid-size nonprofits, a fundraising committee is critical to ensuring sufficient manpower and expertise to help your staff and guide your Board in getting the job done.
Are all board members clear on what is expected of them when it comes to fundraising?
Create a checklist and have each Board member sign off on it at the start of your fiscal year!
Revenue Source by year template
When creating a fund development plan, it's important to chart out where your revenue is coming from, by source, by year. Adapt this multi-worksheet spreadsheet as you see fit.
Funder Prospect Outreach Form
Not usually a good idea to submit a grant proposal "cold" - that is, without making contact with the funder first. Once you've identified a funder that's a solid fit for your agency or program, complete this form and hand it to a Board member or your ED prior to them making the call.