5 Ways to Streamline Nonprofit Team Fundraising

| December 29, 2016

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We like to think of people like Elon Musk as individuals who change the world on their own. The reality is that Musk has entire teams of people supporting his goals. Tesla has over 14,000 employees and SpaceX has around 5,000. If there’s anything we can take away from the success of his two companies, it’s that operating as a team makes us strong. Teams have one objective, and all members give 100 percent effort to achieve it. Teammates motivate each other because the only way they can reach their goal is together. “There is a reason the Seattle Seahawks are called a football team and not a football group,” says the Healthy Life Experiment. “Because a team has discipline, a team has motivation, a team has work ethic, a team has heart, and a team has drive.” When it comes to fundraising, teams also perform better than individuals for these exact reasons. However, you have to ensure that your team fundraising processes are optimized for efficiency so you can make the strongest impact possible. Here are five ways you can streamline your team fundraising for success.

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