People join people, which is why your fundraising campaign is going to be all for not if you don’t engage and develop a relationship with your supporters.
Your priorities should go “people first, dollars next,” because with people come dollars but not vice versa.
There are seven tips to developing relationships with supporters and therefore having a successful fundraiser. The first step is to interact with your supporters often, money aside. If the extent of your relationship with past donors is begging for money twice a year, they are going to be less willing to support your cause.
For the other six tips, follow the link below.
Fundraising: People First, Dollars Next [Razoo]