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									Fundraising Best Practices
                Molly Taylor
         Director, Ministry Support
         Lutheran Hour Ministries
Fundraising Best Practices




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Fundraising Best Practices
How to choose your fundraiser



 • Working by self or with others?
 • # of volunteers available
 • How much money do you need
   to raise?
 • Time available for planning?
How to choose your fundraiser


 • Age range of your volunteers
   and supporters
 • What topics or types of events
   interest group?
 • Fundraiser in summer, fall
   winter, spring?
Fundraising Event Ideas


 • Golf
 Tournament
 • Mini Golf
 Tournament
Fundraising Event Ideas

        Food is Always a Good Idea
• Oktoberfest
• Sausage Supper
• Spaghetti Dinner
• Mom’s Day Out
of the Kitchen
• Chicken Pot Pie Supper
Fundraising Event Ideas


  Throw a Party
Fundraising Event Ideas

         Walkathon




            Advent Chorale Fest
Fundraising Event Ideas
                     RockAthon
   Get the Picture




           Rubber Duck Derby
LHM Sunday


 Follow the
 planning
 checklist in
 your LHM
 Sunday packet
 for easy to
 follow
 instructions.
LHM Sunday


• Show the DVD
• Talk to Bible study groups, others
• Promote the matching grant
• Talk about how much you
  personally believe in the ministry
Fundraising Best Practices
Fundraising Event Ideas



 The LHM Ministry
 Brochure is a great handout
 to use with Minute Man
 Presentations.
10 tips for organizing your fundraiser



 1. Have a written project plan
 2. Review previous records
 3. Set a specific timeline
 4. Actively recruit
 Volunteers
 5. Identify needs
 and define roles
10 tips for organizing your fundraiser



 6. Have a master sergeant
 7. Set small group goals
 8. Use Thrivent matching funds
 9. Say thank you!
 10.Have fun!
Fundraising Best Practices




  “You miss 100%
  of the shots you
  don’t take.”
    - Wayne Gretzky

								
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