Goettler Associates presents Fund Raising Matters ™, a regular publication offering the latest insights on fund raising. We first introduced Fund Raising Matters as a traditional quarterly newsletter in 1996, continuing our commitment to advance the business of philanthropy.
We hope you will find Fund Raising Matters insightful and informational. We hope it will assist your efforts in developing successful fund-raising strategies. As always, we welcome an opportunity to learn more about your situation and discuss how our experience and talents can further your success.
Our Road Ahead Survey and Report set out to answer a few questions. Who is raising more? How are they doing it? What changes have organizations already made? What changes are organizations planning for the future?
You want to know what the philanthropic marketplace is thinking and doing. Our Survey Report will provide you with the informat...
Fund-Raising Results are Improving
The most encouraging discovery in our Outlook 2013: The Road Ahead Survey is the report of more favorable fund-raising results for last year. While it does not appear that as many organizations have reached the success levels reported in our 2006 survey, things are clearly improving . . . a lot!
The adjoining ta...
Online Survey Results: Outlook 2013
Goettler Associates has completed it’s fourth survey of the philanthropic marketplace, and we are pleased to discover that there has been a dramatic shift toward a more optimistic outlook for the future. Seventy-four percent of organizations anticipate a future increase in gift revenue from individuals. This ou...
Our analysis of the Outlook 2013 survey took an in-depth look at a wide range of factors that contributed to how and why organizations raised more. Our conclusion: Focus on Individuals to Raise More.
Seventy-one percent of the organizations that raised more in Outlook 2013, did so because individual donors are giving more — more than corporate...
Who wants to improve fundraising results? Let’s face it, it’s basic human nature, everyone wants to know what the other guys (e.g. all y’all) are doing. . . so we asked!
Survey participants told us what changes they have already made to improve fundraising results, and:
82% have increased overall strategy and methods
63% have increased ...
Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy contracted with Goettler Associates for fundraising consulting services in connection with a $5 million capital campaign to create a permanent endowment to support need-based financial aid at the school. We found that the firm’s expertise and willingness to hold our feet to the fire was invaluable. This campaign was my first experience in a major fundraising effort, so I tried to soak up all of the expertise David had to offer, and I can tell you his experience was vast. My experience working with Goettler Associates was positive in every way; I would not hesitate to contract with them again.
- Roger Taylor, Ph.D., President Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
Goettler Associates has been an invaluable partner and resource for us as we move through our first year as a new Foundation. They have been beside us every step of the way, guiding us and ensuring our long-term success.
- Mary Dickey, Executive Director – Margaret Mary Health Foundation