March 13, 2014
apital campaigns are an important part of the fundraising cycle for any orchestra, large or small. While many of the tried and true principles of effective campaign fundraising remain the same, changing demographics and global and industry trends have required that orchestras innovate and strategies evolve.
October 9, 2013
Moves Management® isn’t just about portfolios, coding and moves. It is a comprehensive approach for your development operation that will bring major gift prospects closer to your orchestra through a series of strategic steps. Adopting a Moves Management® system that incorporates creative cultivation opportunities and strategies to generate a high-level of activity is the key to establishing a healthy major donor pipeline.
October 27, 2011
In 2009, the Columbus Symphony Orchestra faced a $1.5 million deficit with no operating reserves, no line of credit, and a negative cash flow and balance sheet. Through a partnership with the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) forged in 2010, the CSO has built a $1 million balance sheet and has finished in the black each year since 2010.
September 15, 2010
This valuable resource will help you make a compelling case within your organization for the need to establish an operating reserve.