Capital Campaigns

Recorded webinar: How to prepare for a successful major gift request

Written By: CharityVillage
December 10, 2015

Brush up on your major gift fundraising skills in this recorded webinar.

Running a successful capital campaign

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
October 24, 2011

A recent KCI survey demonstrated that the programs showing the greatest growth in the past five years were major gifts and planned giving. “Capital campaigns are on the rise,” confirms Karen Willson, senior vice president of KCI Philanthropy. Despite what seems like a challenging time to ask for money, the consensus among those running campaigns is that there’s no time like the present. So long as there’s a need, it must be addressed.

Campaign Feasibility Studies: Sample Gift Table

Written By: Tony Poderis
September 23, 2002

A sample chart outlining the size and number of gifts likely needed for your capital campaign. (Appendix D)

Campaign Feasibility Studies: Taking the time to find out whether the time is right

Written By: Tony Poderis
September 2, 2002

It is essential for an organization to use a campaign feasibility study to assess the likelihood of success of a capital or endowment fund-raising campaign.

How to ensure that your community capital campaign succeeds

Written By: Glenn Holliman
January 29, 1997

Whether you need $100,000 or $100 million, a carefully organized approach to a capital campaign involves for basic principles.