Environmental Group raises $8.25 million to preserve an important conservation legacy
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Small community raises $10 million for new YMCA
The closest thing to a crystal ball for your capital campaign
Dream it. Fund it. Build it. Are you ready for a capital campaign?
When an all-volunteer group told us they wanted to build a new $10 million YMCA in a community of just 7,500 people, we knew we had our work cut out for us.
When a small group of conservation advocates told us they wanted to build a special exploration center, we thought: so far, so good. When they told us it would cost $68 million, our eyes grew wide and we privately gasped.
It is a scary truth that most significant fundraising efforts depend on at least a few larger or major gifts in order to reach their goal. This is often the element that scares fundraisers the most – will they have enough major donors to make a multi-million-dollar fundraising effort possible?