I Love It When a Fundraising Plan Comes Together

March 2013
Campaigns & Elections (2010);Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 34 Issue 316, p11
The article presents the author's views on the importance of having a finance plan that will serve as a guide for fundraising efforts in order for politicians to have a sustainable campaign. He cites several fundraising techniques to be considered like telemarketing, direct mail and having finance committees. He also suggests making a list of 100 people that can make an initial investment for the campaign.


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