According to James Thomas, attending The Growth Project’s leadership course was one of the best things he could have done to take his nonprofit to the next level.
When I established Feel the Magic – a nonprofit that offers grief education and support to children who have experienced a significant loss – in 2013 I had next to no experience in fundraising but had run my own business for many years. I have treated Feel the Magic as a business since day dot by building key relationships, keeping financials in order and ensuring customers are happy.
Researching and learning on the go, in just under four short years Feel the Magic’s fundraising revenue has reached a turnover of $340,000, which is more than a 200% increase from last financial year. As it stands, we are now on track to achieve $500,000 by the end of the 2016/2017 financial year.
From the beginning, like most start-up charities, events have been our main source of…