For the fourth year, the For Momentum team joined hundreds of fundraising professionals from across the country in attending the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Conference in New Orleans. We reconnected with old friends, made new connections, learned a lot, and ate a few (ok, more than a few) beignets. We were reminded again this year that the fundraising landscape is as dynamic and fast-paced as the world we live in every day. Even so, with the right diagnostic methods and some dedicated professionals (+your volunteers!), there’s still plenty that non-profit organizations can do to keep up with the speed of change:
The continued growth of live streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube has opened up new opportunities for fundraising. Video gaming and eSports have become a global phenomenon. Millennials and Gen Z spend a great deal of time watching or broadcasting livestreaming events. Gaming for Good provides a major avenue for astute nonprofits who are willing to venture beyond the familiar world of runs, walks and bike rides to engage younger donors and participants in new and innovative ways.
Now that Giving Tuesday, holiday, and year-end fundraising campaigns are in the rearview mirror, take a deep breath, congratulate yourself and your team and keep the pedal to the metal. But first, take a few minutes to read this list of fundraising pitfalls to avoid in 2019.
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