The Nebraska Community Foundation works with community, organizational and donor-advised affiliated funds serving 250 communities located in 80 counties. NCF and its affiliated funds have reinvested $269 million in Nebraska since 1994.
As you begin to identify donors who may be interested in your affiliated fund, we suggest you use the criteria above to identify and prioritize your potential donor list. The more “checks” a person gets from the list above, the more likely he or she may be interested in giving back to your affiliated fund.
Types of Donors
There are three basic categories of donors. Consider creating different strategies to further engage each.
See this matrix of fundraising tactics for several different groups common in rural areas. You can use this matrix as a guide when developing your strategies for each group of donors and/or potential donors.
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