Author Archive | Community Development & Fund Raising

Pledging? Taking Stock, Making Plans

Pledging? Taking Stock, Making Plans By Richard Fuller, Fran Martinson & Tami Swiggum Community Development & Fundraising Committee Looking at art in our building during the September art fair got us noticing what a lovely building we have. We have a lovely community too, strong, and large by Quaker standards. Oh yes, there are problems,… Read More

Your Year-End Gift Will Inform the 2014 Big-Picture Conversation

Richard Fuller, Clerk, CDFR (reprinted from the December, 2013, TCFM Newsletter) Friends, Please consider upping your planned giving for 2013 by 5% to 10%. CDFR (Community Development & Fund Raising committee) makes this request for two reasons, with the second reason being more interesting and consequential for TCFM’s long-term future. Reason #1: We are 5%… Read More

Report on CDFR’ Friends Forum

Richard Fuller At the Friends Forum of Sunday, October 27, the Community Development & Fund Raising committee (CDFR) did some community development by sparking a conversation about Meeting’s finances. Tami Swiggum led off by highlighting some of the themes our committee has encountered during our home visits and in other conversations. She reported that many… Read More

TCFM Reserves, Tasty Financial Snack #2

By Richard Fuller, Community Development & Fund Raising committee In Tasty Snack #1 we used our community vessel, to talk about income and expenses.   All that color above the deck of the boat is money, coming and going. In this diagram the different colors are expenses, going out, but of course that same money… Read More

What Does the Community Development & Fund Raising Committee Think it is Doing?

–Richard Fuller [Reprinted from the August 2013, TCFM Newsletter] WHAT A SURPRISE! How like life! We, CDFR, were chartered a year and a half ago to raise funds for big-investment projects but learned we should do something else instead. And it all makes sense! Meeting minutes March 11, 2012 … #7. Nominating Committee, Gillian Martin.… Read More

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