In the nonprofit sector, the pressure for raising funds to meet demand can be intense and this is where I have seen urgency take hold.
I once worked on a crowdfunding campaign for a suicide hotline. The hotline was losing vital state-sponsored support that essentially decimated its entire operation within a few short months. Without a clear path to donors to fill the gap, we turned to the crowd. The entire organization pulled together, leveraged photography, film and story to make a compelling case and reached the campaign goal of $100,000 beating the time and money goal we had set for ourselves.
- Urgency moves people to action
- Urgency breeds innovation
- Urgency breeds true collaboration
- Urgency necessitates a structured plan
Read the full article by Saeed Mirfattah on Medium
Impact Philanthropy is a complex topic, and others found these selections from the Impact Giving archive from Giving Compass to be good resources.
Looking for a way to get involved?
Learning with others and benchmarking are key steps towards becoming an impact giver. If you are interested in giving with impact for Impact Philanthropy, take a look at these events, galas, conferences and volunteering opportunities to connect with individuals like you.
Are you ready to give?
Impact Philanthropy is an important topic. Other members found these Giving Funds, Charitable Organizations and Projects aggregated by Giving Compass to be relevant to individuals with a passion for Impact Philanthropy.