Author Archives: jennifer

Grassroots Fundraising Resource Packs

Hook up groups you love with GIFT’s new resource bundles!

The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act & You

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is one of the most awful pieces of legislation ever passed. The main reason is that because it so dramatically widens an already obscene gap between rich and poor.

Growing Donor Organizers Through Giving Projects: Four Years Later

Since we first shared about Social Justice Fund Northwest’s Giving Projects in 2014, the model has been embraced by the Giving Project Learning Community, transforming the philanthropic approach of the six participating funders. Read how the model has evolved over time, and the particular impact it’s had through engaging people of color as donor organizers.

Just released! Sustaining Grassroots Social Justice Organizations in California’s Latinx Communities

Learn what values and priorities inform the fundraising efforts of social justice groups in California’s Latinx communities, and the successes and barriers they’re experiencing in sustaining their organizations and the broader social justice movements of which they are a part.

Money for Our Movements is coming to Atlanta July 27-29! | ¡Por favor acompáñenos el 27-29 de julio en Atlanta!

Priority workshop proposal deadline is 2.16. Early bird registration good through 3.15. Group and youth/student rates also available. Register today! | ¡Inscríbase hoy! Y si tiene interés en presentar/facilitar en Dinero Para Nuestros Movimientos 2018 por favor envía su propuesta antes de 2.16.

#ArticleADay #10: Develop an Earned Income Strategy that Works for You

A helpful tool from Andy Robinson to determine whether or not your group is ready for earned income.

Asking for Major Gift: A Team Training Exercise

Practice and role-plays are crucial to preparing your team to ask for gifts. Use this exercise at your next meeting or team training to help people feel more comfortable with the process.

Want a Fundraising Board? Give Them the Tools They Need to Succeed

William Cordery walks us through a tool developed by the Board Development Committee of Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice that provides board members with a clear, achievable plan for connecting more people and resources to your group.

Warm-Up with the Journal’s Winter Special

For 12 days in December, we’re sharing an #ArticleADay on our Facebook page to highlight some of the great content available in the Journal archive. Sign-up by Dec. 22 to get a one-year subscription, hundreds of helpful articles in the archive, PLUS a copy of GIFT’s new “Fundraiser’s Survival Guide.”

Almost There: Eight Strategies to Boost Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign

Avi Cummings and Ari Wohlfeiler provide concrete tips for making the most of your year-end fundraising efforts.