Presentation on theme: "SHOW ME THE MONEY!! Dennis Chippa Chippa Communications"— Presentation transcript:
SHOW ME THE MONEY!! Dennis Chippa Chippa Communications Chipcom12@gmail.com
Background-Who Do I think I Am Over 20 years in television 30 years with non-profits, charities, mainly as media relations, fundraising and public relations (This means I have been on both sides of the camera, and both sides of many campaigns)
FUNDRAISING AND MARKETING Marketing = your value to clients (What’s in it for me??? How do you tell me what’s in it for me??) Two types, soft and hard marketing Hard marketing/fundraising, you have a set event -Soft marketing, it’s an image you represent that gives you potential money
THE BOTTOM LINE Marketing goals further the organization’s mission. Make sure, therefore, they fit together. WATCH FOR HAND GRENADES working on campaigns that will not enhance your image, or may damage it (big money sign in front of a soup kitchen, CAMH fundraiser with licensed area)
Internal financial documents obtained by the Star show much of the money donors give to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is spent on fundraising and administrative costs. Jeff Vinnick / for the Toronto Star For every dollar raised by Canada’s premier leukemia charity in the past two years, just 11 cents went to researchers working to find a cure for blood cancers. Much of the $30 million the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada raised in this time period through walks, runs and bottle drives covered fundraising and administrative costs, a Star investigation has found. vestigation has found.
PEOPLE GIVE BECAUSE… They believe in the cause It’s a fun event There’s something in it for them They have the cash to donate
But What If They Don’t Like You? first disease to be discriminated against, based on how people got it ideas and myths HIV/AIDS may have been the first disease to be discriminated against, based on how people got it. Negative Images and Negative ideas and myths have hurt the AIDS Movement, especially in a small community like North Bay
FUNDRAISING-SHOW ME THE $$$$$$ -When you’re involved with fundraising, you must pre-plan HOW MUCH DO I WANT TO RAISE? WHO DO I WANT TO RAISE IT? WHAT DO I WANT TO DO TO RAISE IT? HOW WILL THIS WORK IN WITH OUR AGENCY’S GOALS??
FUNDRAISERS—The ‘lights’ of fundraisers Fundraisers can be red, green or yellow lights return depending on people, time, effort and return
LET’S PLAY TRAFFIC LIGHTS walks anything a thons grant applications anything involving much effort has potential risks (Raffles, car washes, teas, bake shows, etc. Much effort, little return) door to door campaigns
WHEN SOMEONE ELSE DOES MOST OR ALL OF THE WORK, THIS IS A GOOOOOOD THINGGGGGG
LET’S TAKE SOME IDEAS ABOUT FUNDRAISING AND TALK ABOUT WHICH LIGHT IT CAN BE,