May Day: Protection, Dignity & Respect for All

The Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training is proud to unite in solidarity with immigrant rights organizations, labor unions, students, clergy, social justice activist groups, and communities across the country this May Day for A Day Without Immigrants.   On Monday, May 1 we will honor and join in a national strike with hundreds of thousands […]

How Do We Fundraise Now?

No matter how your group is funded or what issues you’re focused on, Kim Klein has helpful insights and practical advice for fundraising under 45 for all of us.

Throwing a Fun, Profitable and Mission-Aligned Event The InterNASHional Food Crawl

Here’s how the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition has grown an event that embraces local immigrant and refugee communities while bringing in thousands of unrestricted dollars to support their work.

What Are “DAFs”?

Dear Kim, I am an inexperienced board member for a small tutoring program. We had a guest speaker on fundraising that someone arranged for us and he went on and on about DAFs and how we should find donors with DAFs. Each of us on the board thought the others knew what he was talking […]

Board Member Paying Staff Person Extra

Dear Kim,   I chair the board of a small religious organization.  Each employee has to raise a certain amount toward their salary and this amount is set by the board, as are the salaries. Recently it came to my attention that one employee is receiving additional support from a board member who provides a […]