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Winning Ways: What Nonprofits Have to Say About Excelling on Colorado Gives Day

By Angela Bevacqua, Senior Communications Specialist

My favorite webinar to put together is the one that shares the strategic and creative ways nonprofits promote Colorado Gives Day. If you missed this recent webinar, watch the recording herefor some inspiration for your own promotional plans! This and other related videos can be found in the Colorado Gives Day NonprofitToolkit.
Here are some takeaways I compiled from Wendy White’s (Executive Director of Larimer Chorale) segment, representing a small nonprofit:
Make sure your board of directors and volunteers are your advocates. They can createfundraising pagesthat reach new donors. Finish your ColoradoGives profile as early as possible so you can link to it in all of your electronic materials.Push hard for donations when scheduled donations begin on November 1 so people can take action right away.Give people something to aim for, such as “help us raise money to build our orchestra.”Emphasize that you have been vetted by Community First…