Engaging Tomorrow's Donors Today:
A Tool-Kit for Success
Published by Community Shares of Colorado
Authored by Sarah Fischler, MPA and Alyssa Kopf
Nonprofit organizations must adjust their fundraising strategies to attract, engage, and retain younger donors. Investing in cost-efficient technology, e-commerce options, and social media, along with modifying basic fundraising techniques, is essential to successfully connect with younger donors. This toolkit will help you get started in developing, implementing, and assessing a young donor program that will help engage tomorrow’s donors today.
Dowload the Weather the Storm Report
Weathering the Storm
Jointly published by the Community Resource Center and the Colorado Nonprofit Association and sponsored by The Colorado Health Foundation, Weathering The Storm demonstrates that Colorado's economy has impacted nonprofits all over the state. Nearly 70 percent of nonprofits have seen an increase or significant increase in demand for programs and services and 40 percent of those nonprofits surveyed were unable to meet the needs of current clients at year end due to the combination of demand for service and lack of funding. Nearly 40 percent saw decreases in corporate funding, 30 percent in special events and individual donations, and 27 percent in foundation grants.
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Social Citizens BETA
This Case Foundation-sponsored discussion paper focuses on the rise of Millennials—a Net-native, globally oriented generation whose cause lifestyle is redefining how we view activism. The paper investigates the potential impact of this group on the civic landscape, and raises provocative questions about their role in affecting positive, lasting change.