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What is capacity and infrastructure?

What is capacity and infrastructure?

Knowing your mission, vision and proposed impact is critical to your success as an organization. Equally important is the process of building your fundraising capacity and infrastructure. But what exactly are these things? Here are three things you need to know. These refer to tangible and intangibles such as people, skills, relationships, technology, processes, and more. These aren’t built overnight: they are developed over time. These require conscious effort and investments of time Here’s what we mean by fundraising capacity: An organization’s experience with fundraising, especially that of staff and board members A board of directors that is committed to fundraising The number of staff and volunteer leaders who are trained and experienced in fundraising The number of volunteers (trained as well as untrained but willing) available to assist with […]

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