What’s the best way to raise money in politics these days? It isn’t an app from Silicon Valley or a new product from a startup. It’s one of the oldest means of communication. What is this tried and true fundraising method? The telephone.
There are many, many ideas for expanding your fundraising. Some that will be productive and others that may take you on a chase without the results you need.
Political donations are some of the most controversial and trending topics during the election season. There’s little doubt that once the 2016 election cycle is complete, the media and watchdog groups will pour over the contributions made in every election. From the local city council race to an expensive run for congress, exposing political donor data is a favorite topic of the media.
Developing and sustaining a sound model for revenue is essential for the long-term health of your nonprofit. But it can’t just be focused on the sources of revenue. It must also consider the impact on the costs of pursuing that revenue. Those costs include staff time as well as out-of-pocket expenses.