Teach For America nonprofit organizations.
Textbook Review the models “The Development Process” and the “Donor Pyramid” (Achieving Excellence in Fundraising, 3rd Edition, Chapter 5, “The Total Development Plan,” and Chapter 6, “The Annual Fund”)
Assess your nonprofit’s total development program.
What fundraising strategies does the organization use to attract first-time donors?
Are the same strategies used for renewals and for increases in gift amounts?
What additional strategies are used?
Does your organization conduct an annual fund? What fundraising strategies are used?
Does your organization also have a major (or special) gifts program?
Has the organization conducted a capital campaign recently? Was it successful? Why or why not?
Does your organization have a planned giving program?
How effective is it? If there is no program now, should the organization begin planning and implementing one?