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Strengthen Your Bottom Line: Securing In-kind Donations

Here’s the scenario:

You need to raise $750,000 to renovate your existing facility. Finding those first few dollars to get a capital drive underway is always tricky. You look at the overall capital budget and identify that you need about $90,000 in office equipment, furniture, and technology. If you start your campaign by securing in-kind product donations for these items, youll set the stage for leveraging cash support for the rest of the renovation. And the beauty of this approach is that writing the grant proposals for these types of product donations is fairly easy.