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Nonprofit Voices

It’s Time to Re-Write Your Mission Statement

Does a nonprofit’s mission statement influence fundraising efforts? According to my recent research, it does.

You’ve likely noticed that an effective mission statement draws supporters and donors in and gets them excited about helping you achieve that mission. I wanted to explain how that works.

As part of my graduate studies, I conducted two studies to explore this question. The results caused me to re-think how mission statements relate to fundraising effectiveness.




This publication is for anyone who is interested in learning more about Nonprofit organizations, volunteerism, and ways to give back.

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Sarah Willey

Sarah Willey

Consultant, writer, business scholar. Nonprofit nerd; passionate about relationship-building and community.

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