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Fund Development

We are currently developing these resources. For immediate assistance with affiliate development needs contact your National Leadership Consultant.

  • Donor management
  • Fundraising/sources/ pros & cons
  • Fundraising goals & tasks
  • Capital campaign roles & process
  • How to make the “ask”
  • How to raise $500 in 7 days
  • Grant writing: contractor names & numbers
  • Fundraising Tree for $20K/$40K
  • Pre-Planning for fundraising – what are you going to raise $ for?
  • Sample fundraising letters for annual appeal, targeted appeal, etc.
  • For affiliates – accessing local foundations and donors
  • Boilerplate proposals
  • Samples of well-written NAMI opportunity grants on-line
  • Fundraising for NAMI Programs (specific programs)
  • Developing an annual fundraising plan
  • Basic Fundraising Methods
  • Holding a fundraising event
  • Reporting to funders
  • Event Planning Resources (MIAW, BDAD, etc.)