Let’s get some outside perspective. Seth Godin recently pointed out an interesting application for Kickstarter projects: Once a project receives over 50% of its funding goal, its chances of full-funding success skyrocket.
What’s the application for nonprofits? Your organization’s goals need to be perceived as not only achievable, but inevitable. Don’t worry too much about setting “too low” a goal, because donors would rather pay above and beyond an achieved goal than contribute to one that might not be reached.
People want to associate with success. Use that fact to insure your organization becomes one. Click below for more perspective.
Voting for a winner [The Domino Project]