Once someone makes a donation to your Masjid project or Islamic School, what happens next? Do you thank them? Do you communicate to them regularly providing updates on the progress of the project? Have you ever looked at your donor database to determine how many of your donors are repeat donors?
When your Masjid project or centre’s expansion project requires you to raise millions of dollars, it becomes necessary to put some thought and strategy on how you’re going to raise these funds. With proper planning and strategizing, your fundraising ambitions can go a long way. Here are seven tips you can follow when planning your
Storytelling is very big in the non-profit sector. It is the main technique used to trigger an emotional response from a target audience to solicit donations. Have you ever thought about the individual stories of the various people benefiting from a Masjid or Islamic School? Whether they are regular musallees, or reverts who took their shahadah at your Masjid, or parents of students attending an Islamic school, they all have a story that links them to your organization.