What to cut when the budget is tight

Fundraising is Beautiful Podcast

Okay, you’ve cried, you’ve pleaded, you’ve made your case. But there’s no way around it: You have to cut your fundraising budget. Find out the area you can cut with little damage to your program, the areas where cuts would be devastating, and areas where you can make meaningful savings. We can’t make the cuts feel good, but we can keep them from hurting your program too much.


Steven Screen is Co-Founder of The Better Fundraising Company and lead author of its blog. With over 25 years' fundraising experience, he gets energized by helping organizations understand how they can raise more money. He’s a second-generation fundraiser, a past winner of the Direct Mail Package of the Year, and data-driven.

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