The 5 Phases of a Sucessful Fundraising Project

E.C.’s key to a successful campaign can be divided into 5 phases, and summarized in one word: PICKS. First, Project Creators have to take time to Plan it out. Careful planning will lead to near-flawless execution. After a strong start, E.C. encourages Project Creators to keep their project’s Inertia moving forward by distributing project materials to potential supporters within their own network. Marching forward, the Project Managers are encouraged to Chase success by posting status updates and revisiting leads that were previously cold. As Project Managers get over the half-way hump, Project Creators are encouraged to Keep the ball moving forward by using creative marketing, such as highlighting notable supporters or key updates in the campaign. Finally Project Creators are encouraged to finish Strong!

1. Phase One: Plan it out

2. Phase Two: Start Talking

3. Phase Three: Chase Success

4. Phase Four: Keep the ball rolling

5. Phase Five: Finish Strong