If you are a nonprofit organization looking to improve things in the future, the first thing is to ensure that you know what the future holds and devise a good strategy to address the concerns. While forecasting may not be correct always, as in the case of 2020, which remains the most challenging year for fundraisers as it is for all industries, predicting the future still has many benefits. In this article, we give tips on steps to take in preparation for 2021.
Raise your hand if you felt helpless when Covid-19 devasted the country in March of 2020. We sat at home watching the news - wanting to help but not knowing how to. We knew that hospitals all over the country (and even in our counties) needed PPE; the supply chain industry was crippled; and people all over the country were getting sick from a disease we knew hardly anything about.
The summer comes with new opportunities to take advantage of, and amazing weather for outdoor fundraising events. Although the winter is often the best time to fundraise, summertime can equally get you the money you require for your nonprofit. Since donors are usually on vacation during summer, you have to step up your game to make the most out of your fundraising events.