Producing Proposals that Work!

Major donors are constantly flooded with funding proposals. What makes one proposal stand out above the rest? Campaign Consultation, with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service, designed “Producing Proposals That Work!” to help users identify key points to be addressed in their donor proposals. This interactive tool provides process assistance, brainstorming tips, and helpful statistics–all from the point of view of a prospective funding source. Users learn how to make their proposals stay at the top of the pile. …Learn More

Building Your Case for Support

In today’s world of information saturation, a concise message can be the most profound form of communication with the public. Campaign Consultation, with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service, developed Building Your Case For Support, an interactive online tool that helps users craft a thought-provoking case for support. Whether an organization is starting with a clean slate or revising an existing communications strategy, this guide offers methods for developing a motivational message to potential donors of time, funding, and support. …Learn More

SIF Sustainability Tools

Through the Social Innovation Fund, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) partners with experienced grantmakers to identify and scale effective community-driven solutions. In order to help grantees explore the challenges and opportunities associated with growing and sustaining successful solutions Campaign Consultation developed tips and tools to guide SIF grantees in the following areas:

  • Crafting Your Case for Support
  • The “Five I’s” of Development
  • The Six Principles of Powerful Presentations
  • Partnerships & Collaboration Success Factors
  • Tips for Cultivating Stakeholders into Champions
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On the Go eTA

Great ideas for sustainability initiatives come from many different places. An email may provide the perfect inspiration for reaching potential volunteers, donors, and collaborators. Campaign Consultation, in conjunction with the Corporation for National and Community Service, created “On-The-Go! eTA,” an electronic newsletter offering sustainability tips and tricks. Each edition was sent directly to users’ inboxes and aimed to stimulate ideas surrounding communication, fundraising, and volunteer management, providing examples and resources for further investigation. …Learn More