Archive for August, 2010


Successful Fundraising Mindset – Part 5

Congruency Continued: In relation to Self-worth and Asking and Receiving Fundraising Donations By Terri Nicholson, (B.Nat, B.Dip.Bdy.Psych), Fundraising Expert and Author of “Fundraising Letter Secrets – Letter-Writing for Effective Fundraising & the Mindset to Succeed” 2010. www.Fundraising-Success-Secrets.com As part of this Successful Fundraising Mindset series of posts, it is important to know how our own sense […]

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Successful Fundraising Mindset series – Part 4

Be congruent. Or in other words, walk your fundraising talk. Essentially, you need to be convinced inside yourself that you are trustworthy and full of the utmost integrity before asking people for donation money. If you are doubting whether you can pull the project off then that lack of confidence or certainty will come through […]

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Successful Fundraising Mindset series – Part 3

Connect With Your Values and Vision “If the why is big enough, the how will become clear.” What this means is that if your connection with your deeper values, and why you are doing what you are doing, is strong and clear then the way forward to reaching your goals happens with less effort. In […]

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Successful Fundraising Mindset series – Part 2

Invite, Don’t Plead! Your role as a fundraiser is to inspire people while helping them connect with a way they can be part of making the world a better place, simply by giving money to you/your cause. Absolute tragedies are real and sadly extremely prevalent in our world. However, fundraising letters that emphasize sob stories, […]

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Successful Fundraising Mindset series – part 1

Mindset And How It Affects Fundraising Results In all fields where people are trying to achieve results it is recognized that what is going on in your mind, such as your beliefs and attitudes, affects your experience in life, including the tangible results you may get from your fundraising efforts. Successful entrepreneurs say that your mindset […]

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