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Tools for Running an Effective Nonprofit - Shared screen with speaker view
Presenter Rory Bowman
35:37
Cultivation and stewardship are key to fundraising.
Presenter Rory Bowman
36:01
Be clear on purpose and mission, with specifics you can convey promptly with story and details as needed.
Presenter Rory Bowman
38:36
Page 32 in workbook.
Presenter Ginny Lang
40:52
Susan Howlett – Boards on Firehttps://susanhowlett.com/product/boards-on-fire-book/
Robin Read, she/her
42:57
Are these concepts equally applicable to individual donors vs corporations, foundations, and grantors?
Presenter Ginny Lang
43:17
Community Centric Fundraisinghttps://communitycentricfundraising.org/
Presenter Rory Bowman
43:55
In general, yes, Robin. One always has a clear message about relevance and competence toward invitation. The invitation varies, but the idea of building a relationship to “ask” or invite remains the same.
Presenter Rory Bowman
44:23
Grants and foundations are more formal, but an individual ask will draw on many of the same materials and data.
Presenter Rory Bowman
47:29
What are GOOD donation experiences you’ve had?
Robin Read, she/her
48:36
Being persistent and not giving up with the first "no"
Tamsen Spengler (she/her)
48:39
giving the person you're talking to an example of how our timebank works
Joy Moody-SFMA
48:52
I responded to an ask that was central to my own life’s gaps.
Tamsen Spengler (she/her)
49:20
Also telling donors the community asked us for our services
Presenter Rory Bowman
49:32
Good asks flow naturally from a conversation as an invitation, perhaps quite targeted.
Sherri Gangitano, SVCA
49:57
Relationship building leads to those asks
toni
50:00
We help familiies and especially children...our families are low , really low, income and out of 30 families, only 3 accually were not involved with family issues of drugs and alcohol, abandonment, abuse, etc....hopefully people care.....
Presenter Rory Bowman
50:07
Each of us wants to be seen as an individual with opportunities to do good in the world.
Tamsen Spengler (she/her)
50:28
We let organizations know that they will gain something to give their volunteers and gain volunteers for their agency
1 4 Jade Swor (any pronoun) Metamimicry
50:30
when the ask fills an intersectional problem, solving multiple issues at once
Lowell Wyse (he/him)--Tacoma Tree Foundation
50:42
A trusted friend said they were *sure* I would also support this organization I hadn’t heard of.
Presenter Rory Bowman
53:40
Nonprofit Storytelling for Board Members by Christopher Davenport
Presenter Ginny Lang
54:03
Nonprofit Storytelling for Board Memberswww.NonprofitStorytelling.com
*Julia Hunter (she/her) Washington Nonprofits
01:20:25
We’ll start back at 10:55
Presenter Rory Bowman
01:30:58
Page 35 in the workbook. Choose one of these story types and practice telling it for your organization. As with the previous breakout, we’ll each have time to tell a story, get small amounts of feedback, and learn from each other.
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:01:20
Grant readiness checklist on page 36 of workbook.
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:02:03
What is your mission statement?Who do you serve and where?Do you have IRS 501(c)(3) designation as a public charity (NOT as a private foundation)?Have you submitted a 501(c)(3) application or do you plan to in the next 12 months?Do you have a fiscal sponsor?Why do you want to pursue grants?What are your top grant funding priorities, and when do you need the funds?Do you have a diversified fundraising plan?What are your other sources of revenue for this project? Have you already raised funds for this project?How long have you been providing services, and what is your track record of success?Do you have an operating budget?Do you submit a 990, 900EZ, or 990 postcard each year? Do you have a financial statement?Has it undergone a financial review?Do you or your board have grants management expertise?Have you written grants before?Have you won grants before? Who is on your board?Do you have paid employees?
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:02:27
With gratitude to Katie Howard of KH Consulting https://thinkwritegrow.comYes +
Presenter Ginny Lang
02:03:56
www.foundationcenter.org
1 4
02:04:31
Marysville library has it.
Presenter Ginny Lang
02:05:10
Guidestar www.guidestar.org
Presenter Ginny Lang
02:05:44
Candid
Presenter Ginny Lang
02:06:22
grants.gov
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:07:16
https://candid.org and https://grants.gov
Tracy L Stewart, MA,LMHCA
02:10:33
Thank you
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:11:21
“Plans are useless, but planning is essential.”
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:13:34
Reflections on page 38.
toni
02:14:26
don't have page 38...can you post it?
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:15:19
It is just a blank page with slots for each module, Tony. Today’s module is on fundraising, with room for two sentences or so.
*Julia Hunter (she/her) Washington Nonprofits
02:15:20
Here’s the link to the workbook: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b98650ebcf9f04e6615b76080/files/93d52bb8-c920-490e-9f18-988f0462f1fc/Daylong_workbook_final.01.pdf
toni
02:15:23
Oh, I do have it! Thanks!
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:17:43
https://www.wanonprofitinstitute.org
toni
02:18:25
HAd not thought about the fudiciary (see I can't even spell t!) issues!
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:18:44
https://washingtonnonprofits.secure.nonprofitsoapbox.com/calendar
*Julia Hunter (she/her) Washington Nonprofits
02:19:15
I highly recommend sending board and staff members to Let’s Go Legal, a free webinar on November 17 about nonprofit compliance! http://washingtonnonprofits.secure.nonprofitsoapbox.com/lgl-2021-11-17
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:20:30
No one can be perfect, but everyone can improve. Make the space and plan the spaces for it to happen.
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:21:01
Illustration from The Power of Habit, https://charlesduhigg.com/the-power-of-habit/
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:21:21
What is one habit that will help you integrate these learnings into your organization?
Tracy L Stewart, MA,LMHCA
02:22:15
Thank you!
Rudy Davidson
02:22:19
Thanks Ginny and Rory! Really good stuff.
Danielle King Child Care Action Council
02:22:28
Thank you!
toni
02:22:39
Thanks for all your help and resources! God Bless ya!
Joy Moody-SFMA
02:23:22
Thank you! This series is dynamite!
Kelly
02:23:24
Thank You!
Sherri Gangitano, SVCA
02:23:28
Thank you so much! I've learned about things I didn't think of and of what we need to improve on, strategies for volunteer recruitment has been very helpful.
Presenter Ginny Lang
02:23:31
Thank you everyone for being here!
jesus erasto
02:23:42
thanks a ton! much appreciated!
Presenter Rory Bowman
02:23:44
Thanks to everyone for your participation. It is the group which makes this work!
Geraldine Worley
02:23:45
Thank you for your informative and encouraging presentation
Dr. Sharon-Rose Fitch
02:24:49
Great information! Thanks