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#MeToo & the Culture of Fundraising

Unequal power dynamics between givers and askers can often lead to inappropriate behaviors. Priscilla Hung shares stories of when “strategic intimacy” has gone awry, and offers transformative practices that can guard against the pernicious aspects of the culture of fundraising.

Grassroots Fundraising Resource Packs

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

Sign-Up for the GFJ/NPQ Special

Subscribe to the Grassroots Fundraising Journal and Nonprofit Quarterly for just $69 by March 23rd to save over 30% off our regular rates–plus we’ll throw in a extra issue on us!

Join GIFT in Atlanta July 27-29 for Money for Our Movements! | ¡Por favor acompáñenos el 27-29 de julio en Atlanta!

There’s still time to register! Regular registration is just $325, group ($225) and youth/student ($100) rates also available. You don’t want to miss this year’s event–view the full schedule under “Program” | ¡Inscríbase a DPNM! $325 Admisión regular es $325, precio de grupo es $225, y $100 para estudiantes y los jóvenes (24 y menos).  […]

#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.

Five Steps to Developing a Better Fundraising Budget

Dipty Jain and Kate Garroway explain how following these five budgeting principles can result in improved financial sustainability and overall staff communication.