5 Easy Ways Community Foundations Can Improve Year-End Giving
Posted by WizeHive on November 16, 2017
Most community foundations struggle to match their previous year’s donations, let alone increase year over year.
But we don’t like starting with a downer, so here’s a much more hope-inducing fact for you instead: 40% of all giving occurs between Giving Tuesday and year-end.
That’s … impressive. That’s also helpful if you are currently finding yourself in the majority of that first fact. While there may only be a few weeks left of the year, you still have a great chance of increasing your 2017 donations.
Since its start in 2012, Giving Tuesday has kicked off a season of charity and philanthropy that can make the difference in not only achieving your fundraising goals, but in accomplishing all you wish to in the coming year. And while yes, the spirit of the season does seem to have a hand in all this, your efforts during these waning days of the year are also crucial in seeing the biggest benefit possible. Here are five simple steps to keep you focused.