Entries by Brittni Lindert

Matchmaking 101: Matching donors to the right projects

By Julie Cotter, Consultant Early on in my career, a friend gave me some good advice, “fundraising is a bit like matchmaking, you have to find the right fit.”  This sounds easy but it can be frustrating when a potential donor is “just not that into” a project that looks like “the one” on paper. […]

You are ready to build. Are you ready to raise money?

By Teresa Midthun, Senior Consultant Recently, a community food pantry called us in to help raise urgently needed funds. They were ready to start construction and they asked us to help them raise $2 million in 12 months, which is quite fast for most any campaign. Our first question was: How well do you know your […]