- Does your organization need money to further your mission and provide better services?
- Do you feel there are donors out there but you don’t know how to ask for their support in a way that will make them want to give you the money you need?
- Are you looking for step by step proven fundraising methods that can generate the money you need to substantially improve your organization?
We are here to help you run a successful capital campaign that will take your organization to the next level!
This entire website is designed to help you be successful in furthering the great work your organization does. Weprovide tips, resources, and even complete systems to help you achieve your goal of raising the money it takes to run a successful nonprofit.
If you need help getting the money you want for your nonprofit organization you are in the right place! Here is why…
Clyde Watkins, a professional with over 40 years of experience in the field of not-for-profit fundraising and institutional development, has brought many of his ideas here to help people just like you raise the money they need for their cause.
Clyde has been called “as close to an icon in Chicago fund raising as one can getthese days,” by the Weekend Briefing, a digest of news, commentary and industry best practice distributed to development directors and other advancement professionals across the country.
Throughout his career Clyde has felt frustration that many of the organizations that could have used his professional help the most were too small to hire a consultant. In fact, many were too small to have any professional fundraising staff at all!
Now, Clyde has put as much helpful information as he can on to one site to help those who are getting started on a capital campaign and need some fundraising advice.
Use this site to understand common problems most campaigns face. Use the information here to assess if you are ready for and committed to a campaign. Particularly use the Resources page to tap into a wealth of information about how to run a successful campaign.