A successful fundraiser needs to be dynamic, innovative and creative to get into the swing of fundraising. A dynamic and effective fundraiser is an asset for the organization. If you have a fundraiser in your organization, or you are planning to hire one, it will be worthwhile to ensure s/he has the following attributes. With inputs from Dr. Saumya Arora. … [Read more...] about Infographic: Seven Qualities of a Successful Fundraiser
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International Women's Day is celebrated each year on 8th March with a motive to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. International Women's Day has assumed a new global dimension for women in developed and developing countries and various efforts have been made in order to enhance women's status in societies. Women today stand up … [Read more...] about International Women’s Day: Donor and Grant Opportunities for Women around the World!
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On the occasion of the International Women’s Day (8 March), FundsforNGOs has compiled a list of 15 open funding opportunities for women and girls around the world. Check out these opportunities below: Women Caring for Women International Grant Programme: Inviting Women from Developing Nations Deadline: 30 April 2016 Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation is currently accepting applications for its “Women Caring for Women” International Grant Programme in support of sustainable projects. The … [Read more...] about International Women’s Day (8 March): 15 Open Funding Opportunities for Women and Girls
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Check out this infographic that lists the 5 latest small grants such as the CODERSIA call for applications for 2016 small grants, the GEF Small Grants Program, the Ireland Funds, strengthening persons with disability funding. … [Read more...] about Infographic: 5 Small Grant Opportunities for NGOs
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Over the past few decades NGOs have gained significant popularity as the third pillar of development and have played a key role in providing social, economic and environmental services to the marginalized. Growth of NGOs as providers of essential services and key players in policy reforms has been a global phenomenon. NGOs have worked very effectively in areas where both government and private players have failed miserably, this ability of NGOs to work in the most fragile and backward places has … [Read more...] about How to make your Organization Accountable?
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What Is a Communications Plan? A communications plan is a document that guides the external communications efforts of an organization. It helps an NGO strategically focus its communication and outreach efforts around a certain set of goals – usually the mission and objectives of an organization. A communications plan is necessary to help an NGO effectively promote its work in the public and donors eyes. Communications plans help NGOs accomplish this in a number of ways. First, a plan assists … [Read more...] about How to Create a Communications Plan for Your NGO
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What is a network and what is networking? As a noun, network means ‘a group or system of interconnected people or things’, and as a verb, to network means ‘to interact with others to exchange information and develop professional or social contacts’. (Source: online dictionary). Networking is crucial for one’s personal and professional growth in the work sphere. Organizations employ people specifically to expand their network in the ecosystem they work in. For non-profits, networking becomes … [Read more...] about 7 steps for NGOs to build a network
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NGOs are now focusing on donor acquisition strategies, along with resource mobilization and fundraising strategies. But research tells us that the donor retention rates are poor in most cases, at a mere 25%. This means that out of 4 new donors acquired; only 1 continues to be associated with the cause for the next year. This means that most of the efforts and resources spent for raising resources and acquiring donors go in vain! A high donor retention rate means less resources spent, and more … [Read more...] about 8 very simple yet effective tips for donor retention
Many Indian companies have been contributing to the society through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arms and foundation since their inception, like Tata group, Aditya Birla group, among many others. So, CSR is not an entirely new concept in Indian context. But the Companies Act 2013 has put CSR in the forefront, with a ‘comply or explain’ mandate, for companies that have more than 5 crores INR as net profit for a year. This mandate has thus opened new doors for Indian NGOs, and has … [Read more...] about How Indian NGOs can mobilize funds through CSR: A guide
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Marketing Mix for NGOs: Marketing is a very important function in business practices. It entails making the customer aware of the proposition of a product or service, making them buy the product/ service, and ultimately building a brand. In non-profits too, the marketing principles hold good because there is requirement of funds to carry on existing functions and to build capacities for future. So, the donor is our customer here, and the cause or project is a product! Research and evidence … [Read more...] about How Marketing and Communication Strategies can help NGOs achieve Fundraising Success