RAISE MORE MONEY AND RESOURCES FOR THE ORGANIZATIONS YOU SERVE AND SUPPORT
Overcome anxieties and your fear of failing
Learn easy and effective ways to ask for money
Generate significant new funds for your non-profit
Bridge the gap between your fear of asking and people’s natural desire to give
GAIN THE CONFIDENCE YOU NEED TO ACQUIRE LARGE GIFTS
Fundraising isn’t easy. It’s hard. Especially when you want to ask prospective donors for large gifts. The uncertainty of how they will react is a challenge, which can make you nervous – if not outright uncomfortable. The good news is this: Giving makes people feel fantastic inside. In fact, most people want to support organizations, programs, and causes that are important to them.
In Five Minutes for Fundraising, Martin reveals the “secrets,” insights, and wisdom that have helped Martin raise over $500 million dollars for organizations he’s served over the last 24 years. You’ll also gain further expertise through examples and stories shared by 26 of today’s most respected fundraising authorities.
Learn the tools, capture the mindset, and gain organizational know-how to become an exceptional professional. Donors deserve to be approached and engaged in a thoughtful, professional manner. Martin teaches readers how to walk away from each donor interaction knowing that it was positive and meaningful – which is especially important when your goal is to procure a significant gift.
Five Minutes For Fundraising includes insight from interviews with 26 highly-successful fundraising professionals. Through Martin’s career and the culmination of these conversations you’ll learn skills and talents that empower you to … Ask for major gifts with ease and confidence Understand how to cultivate key donor relationships Assess and optimize your organization’s fundraising abilities Develop attitudes and practices that align with the most persuasive fundraisers
Gain a philosophical framework from which successful fundraisers operate. Build a fundraising framework that focuses on relationship building – as opposed to transactional fundraising.
Tap into every person’s desire to give - people of every background and income level feel pride and satisfaction when they’re able to give to people and causes that touch them in a meaningful way. In fact, the ability to give back is for what many wealthy, influential people are most grateful. Your commitment to taking your fundraising skills to a higher level will impact more lives than you’ll know, and help you leave a lasting legacy that will always be appreciated – and never forgotten!