Can Collaborative Fundraising Work for You?
Friday, August 24, 2012 2:00 pm
Free. Times shown are in ET.
It may sound counterintuitive, but nonprofits that raise funds together can reap more benefits -- income, visibility, public goodwill, and so on -- than they would by working alone. Join our live chat to find out specifically:
- Why is collaborative fundraising often more effective?
- When does joint fundraising work - or doesn't work?
- What are the challenges? How can they be avoided or dealt with?
- How do I know if my organization is ready to co-fundraise with another nonprofit?
- YOUR QUESTION HERE. Most of the hour will be spent on readers' questions. Want to make sure your question gets asked? Send it to us in advance!
Answering these and your questions will be our expert panelists:
Jonathan Howard is a fundraiser who co-founded Cause & Effect consulting services in 1996 and recently interviewed several nonprofits who did collaborative fundraising for various projects. He has worked on assignments in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Japan, Turkey, and other countries. Previously he was Communications Coordinator at PLAN International’s global headquarters, with responsibility for internal communications to a worldwide, multilingual staff and for providing video, photography and story materials from more than 30 program countries to fundraising affiliates in Europe, Asia and North America. Read more...
Jeffrey Ouellette is director of development for Central Square Theater in Cambridge, MA. Central Square Theater is the parent entity for two resident theater companies, The Nora Theatre Company and Underground Railway Theater. As such, Central Square Theater handles all fundraising, business and artistic administration operations for the two nonprofit theater companies, allowing them to focus on their individual artistic missions. Mr. Ouellette has served previously in development and artistic administration for Brown University, the New York Philharmonic, and opera companies in the US and Canada. He also has served on the board of directors of the New England Development Research Association (NEDRA).
How It Works:
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