On today's episode, the Vanguard team discussed the ongoing topic of fixing Michigan’s crumbling roads. We also analyzed the controversial Enbridge Line 5 pipeline, the environmental risks involved and feasible alternatives. Lastly, we touch on the cultural phenomenon that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
My title is Chief Development Officer and I am in charge of all things fundraising, which includes fundraising for PACs, nonprofits and some political candidates. My mantra is: you have to make the ask!
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When organizations need to raise money, there are a few essential questions to ask before starting the process.
First, what are the organizational goals you want to achieve and how can additional funds help you to meet these goals? Organizations should have a strategic fundraising plan that aligns with their specific goals and objectives.
Every nonprofit organization and association could use additional funds to do more for their members. How can you make that happen when you don’t have the additional staff or time to build and maintain the types of relationships needed for a robust fundraising effort? Often, investing in an outside consultant can help you achieve your fundraising goals.