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March 17, 2020

Fundraising During Times of Calamity – Louis Fawcett

Fundraising During Times of Calamity was written by Louis Fawcett, President of National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives. Here’s Louis’ charge to fundraising professionals: In the middle of the Great Recession, I was in charge of raising more than $1 million for a children’s home in Ethiopia. Our effort to help orphans in Africa started in 2007 and spanned through 2010 which included the earthquake in Haiti (further drawing attention away from helping children […]
November 22, 2019

Giving Assistant – 9 Ideas for Raising More Money

Giving Assistant and Laura Newcomer share 9 ideas for raising more money. That’s a question heard around nonprofit headquarters across America—and sometimes it’s accompanied by a lot of hand-wringing or face-palming or (if you’re really feeling stuck) the occasional bout of tears. When you’ve been working in the nonprofit space for a while, it’s easy to feel like all the good fundraising ideas have already been taken. We won’t sugarcoat it: It’s true that bake […]
June 12, 2019

The NANOE Fundraiser Asks For Major Gifts – Louis Fawcett

National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives’ approach to raising money is motivated by one goal: to achieve heroic missions of scale which change and save lives so completely, that money chases after them. Through the use of the Major Gifts Ramp-Up Model (which has been tested and refined for 28 years) nonprofit fundraisers focus on the needs of donors, not the needs of their organizations. By applying free market principles relating to product, marketing […]
April 14, 2019

Louis Fawcett Reveals Secrets to NANOE’s Meteoric Rise

The secret to NANOE’s meteoric rise was revealed by Louis Fawcett at their Biennial Convention & Expo bringing NANOE Members to a standing ovation during his opening keynote. Fawcett insisted that charitable workers no longer stand for the craziness of nonprofit dysfunction. How? Louis challenged audience members to stop going to staff meetings, end useless board gatherings, fire unqualified executive directors and quit their job if being underpaid. He demanded that nonprofit leaders no longer […]