Tips for fundraising first-timers

Running your first campaign can be daunting, and the amount of information out there overwhelming. We get it! If you’re a first-time fundraiser, or it’s been a while since you’ve run a campaign, we’ve selected five of the ACF Blog’s most popular, most useful resources for beginners, to help ease you in:

Campaign run time – long campaign, short campaign or somewhere in the middle? This post gives you best practice, pros and cons

Fundraising target – should you be realistic or aspirational? What target has the best chance of success?

Project description – tips for writing a killer project description that compels people to donate

Crowdfunding strategy – award-winning production collective Cinema Viscera break down their successful crowdfunding campaign

Thanking your supporters – showing your gratitude is good manners, good practice and will secure you long-term supporters.

Feeling more confident? We hope so! Don’t forget you can contact us any time for advice, and there are plenty more resources for you to devour on the ACF Blog. Happy fundraising!