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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" (2:53)
Module 1: Developing a Fundraising Strategy
Video: How to develop a fundraising strategy (23:15)
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?
Cheet 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? (31:03)
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?
Is it important to know and understand the donor before writing a proposal?
5 common mistakes NGOs make during donor research
Cheat Sheet Module 2
Quiz Module 2
Homework Module 2
Donor Research Template
Fundraising Resource Guide
Module 3: Donor Networking
Welcome to Module 3: Donor Networking
Video: Donor Networking (39:31)
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
Module 4: The question of eligibility
Welcome to Module 4: The question of eligibility
Video: Where in the guidelines can you find hidden clues? (27:34)
What Does Eligibility Mean?
5 common mistakes NGOs make when choosing a donor and how to avoid them
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
Module 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)
Donor Research Template
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