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Have you ever had someone commit to giving to your organization or cause, but not actually give? Has anyone ever told you that they want to partner with your ministry, but they never actually do? As the fundraiser, follow-up is your job. No one will ever care more about your ministry or cause than you do.

There are adamant amounts of technology in today’s world that can help you with fundraising. If you’re looking for the best type of technological assistance, you can start with tools like video technology, Simple Sam, If No Reply, and Slydial.

Often times when fundraising, you'll meet with people who seem interested in giving to your ministry or cause, but they take forever before getting back with you about their financial decision. To prevent donor lag, make a clear invitation to the partner, be sure to say thank you, and immediately schedule a follow-up.

Tailored Fundraising was founded to make sure that you can raise funds sustainably. When our clients struggle with the idea of asking boldly for funds for their ministry, we usually take them to the first 3 chapters in the book of Nehemiah for some encouragement. We believe God has already prepared the hearts of those who will partner with you—you just need to ask boldly!

After speaking to a donor, you may be elated about the future possibilities , yet are unclear about the actual amount you’ll receive. A good, clear ask can clear that up. Here are 3 crucial ingredients that will ensure you never leave another meeting without knowing exactly how much your donor is committed to giving.

There are various aspects to fundraising and donors is one of them. In fundraising, there are three types of donors you need to pay attention to on a consistent basis: new donors, lapsed donors, and major donors. If you are going to keep the donors you already have (and gain new ones in the future), then you need to get familiar with the types of donors you have and how to best respond to their donations.