Fundraising and Communications
Last active: 03/30/2014
FUNDRAISING AND COMMUNICATIONS EXPERTISE
* Writing - proposals and reports, website and blog copy, talking points, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, annual reports, e-newsletters and blasts, and anything else that requires a clear, persuasive approach.
* Internet Research - general web research, Foundation Directory Online, LexisNexis for Development (your account).
* Nonprofit Budgeting for Funders' Eyes - I'm not a fiscal person, but I can look at a budget for a foundation, corporation, or major donor and tell you if it will make sense to them and if there are any "red flags." I can also work with you to rewrite it if necessary.
* Action-Based Fundraising and Organizational Strategic Plans - a collaborative effort in which I will ask the right questions and make sound recommendations. Short and to-the-point; not a tome meant to sit on a shelf.
*Website: Oversaw development, implementation, management of completely new website - creativeartsteam.org (Drupal CMS).
*Bulk Email: 7+ years’ experience with Constant Contact emails and events – hot links, content and list management. Also familiar with Mail Chimp.
*Online Charitable Giving: 6 years’ experience with Network for Good page configuration and content. Some experience with Text-to-Give.
*Social Networks: Sophisticated understanding of community building via Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter. Some experience with Google AdWords for Nonprofits, Instagram.
*Computer Literacy: Advanced expertise in MS Office Suite (including Publisher), Adobe Acrobat Pro, Apple Pages, Keynote, Numbers, Preview.