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Seattle, WA
Benevon trains and coaches nonprofit organizations to implement a mission-based system for raising sustainable funding from individual donors. This system ends the suffering about fundraising and builds passionate and committed lifelong donors.
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I went through Benevon training in 2008. Have the formulas changed since the recession? Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2015 at Ask Benevon do you get started? Who invites the very first people to the very first Point of Entry Event? Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Can you provide more information on how we can incorporate sponsorships into the event? Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2015 at Ask Benevon you have any publications written specifically for brand new nonprofits? Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Can anyone who makes a multi-year gift, regardless of the amount, join our Multiple-Year Giving Society? Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Ask Benevon
In the time between when a person attends a Point of Entry Event and...Free One-Hour Ask Event, should you add them to your regular cycle of fundraising appeals? Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Are there any tips or strategies for having a successful second-year Ask Event? Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Ask Benevon
What have you found to work best when inviting people to attend Point of Entry Events? Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at Ask Benevon can we change it up a bit from our previous two events so that it's engaging for the people who have been before? Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2015 at Ask Benevon
How can we do our Point of Entry without compromising our view on client confidentiality? Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Can you ask on the Point of Entry sign-in card if they want to be added to the newsletter list? Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Ask Benevon
What would be your advice on how to best present this program to prospective board members to get them excited and involved but not to overwhelm them? Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Ask Benevon
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Posted Apr 27, 2015 at Ask Benevon
We are wondering if it's okay to include an invitation to our Ask Event in the direct mail appeal we send out in April. Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at Ask Benevon
...making the follow-up calls a challenge. Do you have any suggestions on how to be more effective with these calls? Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Ask Benevon
We are planning for our Ask Event and want to know what the policy is for having staff members serve as Table Captains? Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Ask Benevon
If someone wants to make a financial donation right after the Point of Entry Event, how should we proceed? Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Is it possible for too many thank-you calls/follow-up calls to be made? Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Ask Benevon
What role does a website, email, PayPal, or other form of electronic donation capability play in the Benevon Model? Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Does it make sense to combine a larger “growth initiative” ask with our annual fundraising Ask Event? Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Should we wait to ask donors who are ready to give? Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at Ask Benevon
I'm new to the nonprofit field and a feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the buzz-words when it comes to sources of income for nonprofits. Is there one easy reference source you'd suggest? Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at Ask Benevon
Why an Ask Event breakfast or lunch, and not a dinner? Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Ask Benevon
How do you suggest we create a sizzling event with so little audio-visual collateral and no ability to go on a physical "tour"? Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Ask Benevon
We...are wondering if the targets and benchmarks have changed with the fluctuations and challenges in the economy over the past few years. Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at Ask Benevon