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Eight Considerations for Hiring Fundraising Solicitors

Ohio's attorney general sheds some light on this matter

Hiring a professional fundraiser can be an important strategy for a nonprofit organization. At the same time, it’s important to approach such agreements carefully and seriously.

Some organizations may lack the staff and expertise to conduct fundraising on their own. They may find that professional fundraisers have databanks and specialized equipment that make hiring them seem more cost effective than trying to develop those assets internally. Because these solicitors represent the organization to the public, the integrity and reputation of an organization can be affected by the quality of the solicitation efforts.

Here are some considerations to help protect your organization and to approach an arrangement with a professional solicitor seriously and carefully.

Please select this link to read the complete blog post from Ohio's attorney general's website.

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