Fundraising for campaigns is always a very stressful, on going struggle. The most stressful time, however, is the end of the quarter. Key fundraising goals must be met at this time, which causes added stress for both campaigners and the campaign staff.
Because of this, Democratic fundraising platform builder NGP VAN has put out four tips to help fund raising campaigns work more smoothly. All their experience in the fundraising platform creation industry have allowed them to be able to create better strategies for their clients. These tips will make your end of the quarter a bit easier to deal with:
NGP VAN’s strategies.
In order to help out their clients who are raising funds and having difficulty at the end of the quarter to know what to do, NGP VAN has come up with for strategies to assist them. The first strategy is to keep some emails in your back pocket. What this means is that you have information on reserve, such as to detail the strength of your social media campaigns or any information on new celebrities who may be interested in promoting your cause. Times can arise where you don’t know what to say after you said things every day for so many days, and doing this can help you when that happens. Another strategy to use is to write everything you can in advance. NGP VAN insists that this will make your communication strategy run much smoother and easier. The third strategy, of course, is to get organized. You must create a master calendar so you can keep track of everything that you’ve written and things that you have coming up. And finally, if you can, take some time out to celebrate reaching your goals and finishing all your tasks. Because what good is work without a little play to balance it out?
So why follow these steps?
Campaigns can be stressful, especially if you are unprepared for all coming changes and all deadlines. With NGP VAN’s help, the strategies outlined in this article will allow your campaign to run more smoothly and successfully.