fundraiser

Orchestra Marches to Its Own Beat with Running Fundraiser

I know a lot of runners that listen to music when they run. But a group that runs for music? That’s a first in my book. And that’s just what BOLT for the BSO is all about. It’s a group of supporters, volunteers, staff and musicians dedicated to raising awareness and funding for the the …

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Who Matters Most? Beneficiary, NPO, or Donor?

Who’s the most important person in a fundraiser? Is it the beneficiary, the fundraiser/nonprofit, or the donor? A very strong case can be made for the beneficiary. After all, they/it are the primary raison d’être, the whole purpose for the nonprofit, much less the fundraiser. In fact, great fundraisers tell the beneficiary’s story to the …

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5 Ways to Engage Online Ambassadors

Activating online ambassadors–or influencers as they are known in social media parlance–can be a scary thing. Most people think of cranky bloggers who complain about getting over-pitched. And if you’re sending blatant asks to bloggers, that fear is a reasonable one. But, any organization that is skilled at cultivating board members and volunteers can be …

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