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Fundraising Resources

After almost 40 years of fundraising consulting, we have a lot of insight into fundraising, “friendraising,” individual donor development, and the many other ways nonprofits achieve sustainability.

Tips, Tools, Templates & Articles

Blogs & Newsletters

Browse through recent Cause Effective blog posts on a variety of fundraising topics here - and read some Cause Effective newsletters with fresh fundraising ideas:


Check out Cause Effective live on Tony Martignetti's Nonprofit Radio Station, pondering questions on volunteer solicitation like, "When is it OK to ask volunteers to donate? How do you get started? What about objections?" Hear the answers here.

Cause Effective's e-newsletters offer timely advice, tips and tools for nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers. Subscribe today to get helpful insights via your inbox!

“Because of our work with Cause Effective, the board has been better engaged in challenging each other to fundraise.”

– Lila McDowell, Development Director, Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison