Category: Grassroots Fundraising Journal

Underdeveloped: Real Talk from GIFT about Challenges in Nonprofit Fundraising

A recent report entitled Underdeveloped: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising published by CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund helps to further elevate many of the questions and experiences we have been talking about for some time. Here are a few of the key takeaways from the report: Development positions […]

Sep-Oct 2013 GFJ Feature Article

RoadMap consultant Margi Clarke breaks down data from the recent Wages of Peace and Justice report, calling into question why folks working for social justice earn less than their nonprofit counterparts.

Each One Reach One

Help us get the Journal in the hands of more social justice fundraisers! Special $29 subscription rate good through August 31st. The more subscribers you get, the deeper the discount on your next year of the Journal!

Giving Days: Making the Most of 24 Hours

After talking with participants of three different giving days—Give to the Max Minnesota, Give BIG Riverside and Give OUT Day—Priscilla Hung shares lessons learned and helps you figure out whether it makes sense for your group to jump in.

Strengthening Relationships with Our Supporters

by Ryan Li Dahlstrom Living in a racialized economic system that values profit over people has a disproportionate impact on marginalized communities (particularly communities of color) who have struggled with poverty for generations. And, with inequitable wealth and resource distribution at its most extreme, we need each other now more than ever. So how can […]

Donor Perspectives on Giving

Read three donor perspectives on giving and learn what we, as fundraisers, can do to better navigate the donor/fundraiser relationship.

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3.12 Fuerza Cooperativa: An Innovative Resource Generation Case Study

From the March-April 2013 Grassroots Fundraising Journal, Innovative Resource Generation. Check out the full issue. by Julie Miles & Tony Perlstein.  Make the Road New York (MRNY) launched community-based financial services for its members in 2010, providing significant benefits to their members while providing the group with a new source of revenue to sustain its […]

1.4 Making Volunteer Fundraising Work for You

From the January-February 2013 Grassroots Fundraising Journal, Expect the Unexpected: Lessons Learned from Successful Special Events. Check out the full issue. Julia Rhee describes how the Asian Pacific American Vagina Monologues production built community through performance. Read how they leveraged volunteer skills and resources to make their event a success. Please use the buttons on […]

11.1 Keynote Speeches from Money for Our Movements 2012

From the November/December 2012 Grassroots Fundraising Journal, Measuring Our Success. Check out the full issue. Read excerpts from the speeches of three inspiring plenary speakers at GIFT’s 2012 Conference. Saru Jayaraman, co-founder of the Restaurant Opportunities Center United, champions the need for social justice organizations to widen our audience. Attica Woodson Scott of the Louisville […]