March-April 2018, Vol. 37 No. 2

Queering the Land: How Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color Are Fundraising for Land Justice 
In the wake of low-income communities and communities of color being displaced at alarming rates across the U.S., Denechia Powell-Twagirumukiza shares how Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous and People of Color are mobilizing resources for land justice to stay rooted in their communities.

Call Time: What Grassroots Fundraisers Can Learn From Political Candidates 
We’ve all experienced the dread of making donor calls,followed by feelings of validation and connection once we make contact with our supporters. Leah Pillsbury provides tips for political call time that can be adapted to our groups’ outreach efforts, bringing increased accountability and productivity to our fundraising teams.

Taking the Leap: The Growth and Evolution of the California School-Age Consortium’s (CalSAC’s) Individual Giving Program
Since launching its first ever grassroots fundraising campaign in 2015, the California School Age Consortium (CalSAC) has experienced impressive growth each year. Lupine Reppert describes the cultural and strategic shifts that made it all possible.

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Here’s a sampling of the hundreds of articles you’ll find in the Archive:

“Understanding Donor Motivations (Including Your Own!): A Training Exercise” by Uma Rao (Mar-Apr 2013, v32 n3)

“Strategic Communications for Year-Round Donor Engagement” by Joleen Ong (Sep-Oct 2014, v33 n5)

“Building Good Relationships with Donors Starts with You” by Kim Klein & Jean McCord (Mar-Apr 2007, v26 n2)

“Mom Was Right… Write That Thank-You Note!” by Nancy Otto (Jan-Feb 2007, v26, n1)

“More Money in the Mailbox: 11 Tips for Improving Your Mailings” by Andy Robinson (Nov-Dec 2005, v24 n6)

“What Have You Done for Me Lately? Building Healthy Relationships with eNewsletters” by Nzinga Koné-Miller (Mar-Apr 2012, v31 n2)

“Fundraising Appeal Makeover” by Nicole Hsiang (Jan-Feb 2010, v29, n1)

“Four Essential Tips to Motivate Individual Donors” by Mara Perez (Sep-Oct 2011, v30 n5)


GFJ Editorial Board Member Randall Quan on how the Journal has helped the groups he works with.