Posts Tagged "donor relations"

Two Fundamental Needs: Fundraising and Food

Posted on Feb 7, 2019 in Perspectives

  Eating lunch this week, it suddenly hit me. Fundraising and cooking are basically the same concept. Maybe you don’t believe me yet, but let me explain.   Overall, why are cooking and fundraising alike anyways? Both cooking and fundraising are fundamentally about understanding a process. Exact measurements are not needed. Meaning, in fundraising, there’s definitely not a one sized fits all approach. In fact, once you understand the skills, qualities and processes with fundraising you can apply them to get a consistent offering.   So, let’s talk about building our fundraising...

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Toomey Small Dollar Fundraising Program

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 in Studies

Pat Toomey for U.S. Senate Small Dollar Fundraising Program The Story: FLS developed and executed a successful small dollar fundraising program for the campaign. The program required aggressive prospecting and regularly calling the active donor file to maximize gross and net revenue throughout the cycle. FLS began fundraising for the campaign in January of 2015. Through aggressive prospecting over the course of 22 months we built up a strong donor base, implementing our breakeven guarantee so the campaign was at no risk of losing money. We then strategically scheduled active donor passes...

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Marco Rubio Fundraising Case Study

Posted on May 7, 2011 in Studies

Product: Fundraising | Prospecting What We Did: FLS provided the Marco Rubio campaign with a small dollar fundraising plan that built a house file early on in the cycle to pay off dividends in the election year. How We Did It: FLS began fundraising for the senatorial campaign in the summer of 2009.  Through aggressive prospecting and an increase in name ID, we built up a strong donor base, implementing our breakeven guarantee so the campaign was at no risk of losing money.  We also cultivated campaign supporters by reaching out to donors across the country in addition to in-state donors over...

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