Fundamentals of Fundraising – Runtime: 55 minutes
Carrie Roberts covers several topics that are central to every fundraising effort. Originally delivered as a webinar, this podcast explains that you need to ASK for donations, that you must create BUY-IN to your programs, and that you must COMMIT to your business. Roberts walks you through the fundamentals that will increase your chances of convincing people to support your mission financially.
Secrets of Grant Seeking – Runtime: 47 minutes
For many nonprofits, even knowing where to start looking for funding seems daunting. Originally delivered as a webinar, this podcast contains references to many website and assumes the listener is looking at the display while the speaker presents. Even without the visuals, the presentation provides a lot of useful information. Carrie Roberts helps you get moving. She begins by suggesting how to prepare before approaching a funding source. Then she suggests various organizations and their websites where you can search for grants, evaluate the granting organizations, and submit applications. Finally, Roberts identifies things you should learn about funding sources and their specific grant submission guidelines before you apply. Here is a list of website Roberts mentions in the webinar: