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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.

Metronome Canada launches massive fundraising program

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
March 20, 2000

One of Canada's most ambitious construction projects is pressing all the right buttons to raise funds to turn dreams into reality. Everyone in Canada, corporate or individual, is being asked through one medium or another to support the creation of Metronome Canada, a giant cultural facility to be built in the renovated and restructured old Canada Malting silos on Toronto's waterfront.

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.

Large capital campaigns --- dinosaur or new dynamic

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
July 11, 1995

The explosion of capital campaigns in Canada is challenging the ability of traditionally supportive organizations, corporations and foundations to sustain their past levels of commitment.