Raising Funds From Individuals
Gerald Duhon, Fundraising Consultant
September 26, 2007
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Individuals are the source, year in and year out, of about 80 percent of the charitable dollars given, and individual support provides new nonprofits the credibility they may need to secure funding by foundations and corporations.
Are you new to fundraising? Need a refresher on the techniques used by nonprofits for annual giving and for major gift campaigns? If the answer is yes, this special session provides an opportunity to learn more about this important topic.
On September 26, 2007 at the Foundation Center—Atlanta, consultant Gerald Duhon gave a basic overview of the various ways to approach individuals for support, including:
- Online fundraising
- Direct mail
- Special events
- Telephone solicitation
- Face-to-face solicitation
Gerald J. Duhon, Jr., CFRE, runs a full service non-profit consulting practice from his office in New Orleans, Louisiana. Previously, Duhon served as the executive director of the Young Leadership Council, a non-profit that promotes leadership through community projects. In addition, Gerald held development director positions at the Louisiana Children's Museum and at Archbishop Hannan High School. He is a native New Orleanian and a graduate of Loyola University.
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