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Tip Sheet: Introduction to Advocacy

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: January 6, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy
This tip sheet provides a basic introduction to advocacy for refugee service providers new to this topic.

Tip Sheet: Advocacy vs. Lobbying

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: January 3, 2011
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Advocacy
This tip sheet reviews the differences between advocacy and lobbying.

Tip Sheet: Obtaining Corporate Sponsors

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: December 17, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
This tip sheet provides guidance on obtaining corporate sponsors as part of your fundraising strategy.

Tip Sheet: Annual Appeals

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: December 8, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
This tip sheet provides guidance on conducting annual appeals as part of your fundraising strategy.

Tip Sheet: Finding Prospective Donors – Private Funders and Foundations

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: December 3, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors, Fundraising
This tip sheet provides guidance on identifying prospective private donors as part of your fundraising strategy.

Tip Sheet: Annual Reports

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: November 19, 2010
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data
This tip sheet provides guidance on developing annual reports for your organization, including tips on doing so in a cost-effective way.

Tip Sheet: Preparing Your Elevator Speech

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: November 12, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors, Fundraising
This tip sheet provides guidance on developing a short “elevator speech” to share with prospective donors as part of your fundraising strategy.

Tip Sheet: Getting Your Board Involved in Fundraising

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: November 5, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Board of Directors, Fundraising
It is expected by donors and other stakeholders that board members give; it is a sign of their confidence in and commitment to their organization. Why should others be expected to reach into their pockets, if they are not? Selected board members should also have connections or networks that can be valuable resources for the …

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Tip Sheet: Tips for Starting Up a New Grant

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: October 22, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Grants Management
This tip sheet reviews the steps you should take when starting up a new grant.

Tip Sheet: Federal Funding and Proposal Writing

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: October 8, 2010
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
This tip sheet provides an introduction to writing a proposal for federal grant funds.