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The five obstacles on your way to fundraising success and how to overcome them*
Welcome to the online certificate course "The five obstacles on your way to fundraising success and how to overcome them" (2:56)
Module 1: Developing a Fundraising Strategy
Video: How to develop a fundraising strategy (23:16)
What is a fundraising strategy and why do you need one?
What is the grant cycle?
What NGOs can Learn from Businesses
Diversifying Funding Sources
5 Common Fundraising Mistakes Even INGOs Make
The Challenges of Fundraising (and how to overcome them)
3 Habits of Successful Fundraisers
How to develop a fundraising strategy?
Cheat Sheet Module 1
Quiz Module 1
Homework Module 1
Module 2: Donor Research
Welcome to Module 2: Donor Research
Video: How do I organize my donor research? (31:06)
What is donor research and why do I need it?
Don´t know how to start your donor research? Here are four easy steps to begin
What are the best ways to do donor research?
How can I organize my donor research?
5 common mistakes NGOs make during donor research
Cheat Sheet Module 2
Quiz Module 2
Homework Module 2
Donor Research Template
Fundraising Resource Guide 2020
Module 3: Donor Networking
Welcome to Module 3: Donor Networking
Video Donor Networking: (39:36)
What does donor Networking mean?
Why is donor networking important for my fundraising strategy?
Who should I network with?
How can I network with donors?
Who should contact the donors?
3 Simple Tips to Build your Donor Networking Strategy
Common Mistakes When Emailing New Donors
Cheat Sheet Module 3
Quiz Module 3
Homework Module 3
Resource Guide for Donor Networking
Sample Cold Email to a new donor
Modul 4: The question of eligibility
Welcome to Module 4: The question of eligibility
Video: Where in the guidelines can you find hidden clues? (27:37)
What Does Eligibility Mean?
Guidelines for a Project Proposal – Why are they so important?
The ways a donor gives you clues in the guidelines
Understanding Donor Priorities
Cheat Sheet Module 4
Quiz Module 4
Homework Module 4
The Ultimate Eligibility Checklist
Modul 5: Proposal Writing
Welcome to Module 5 - The Project Proposal
Video: Writing a winning proposal (29:20)
What is a project proposal?
Goals, Objectives, Stragegies and Activities
Monitoring & Evaluation
The sustainability plan
Time Line and Workplan
The project budget
Before you submit
What to do if your proposal is rejected or accepted?
Quiz Module 5
Cheat Sheet Module 5
Homework Module 5
Samples of Proposals and Concept Notes
The NGO Guide to Proposal Writing E-Book (Edition 2020)
Homework Module 3
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