Those who believe in the core mission of your organization will support your work. Regardless of the economic times. UNCF announced receipt of a $7 million anonymous gift to its annual fund, and $500,000 from Exxon-Mobil for its new “Emergency Student Aid Campaign.”
Yes – it can be done! Fresno City College receives an $800,000 matching grant from the Kresge Foundation for their first capital campaign. They are raising $4 million to rennovate and restore the Old Administration Building – the oldest higher education building west of the Mississippi River.
Find what is unique about your organization or the people invovled and put your creativity to work as you design your fundraising program. The president of Oakwood University is now running marathons around the globe and raising scholarship funds.
Learn how to support talented and diverse fundraising professionals. Founded in 1996 the Multicultural Alliance of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Golden Gate Chapter welcomes diverse participants from traditionally under-represented populations and those whose organizations predominantly serve people of color, members of the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-queer community (LGBTQ), and low-income and working class people.
Did President Barack Obama pick all his cabinet members in one day? Did he pick people who share the same political beliefs as he does on all issues?
No. Obama took his time and picked people he felt bring specific experience, skills and connections needed to help lead our country and make decisions that will change the conditions of our individual and collective lives. He picked people with a commitment and dedication to service. (more…)