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Zanele Shongwe

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What is the most effective ways/means to raise funds for my foundation?

I have just started a Foundation to assist high school students from financially stricken families to fund them for University/College further studies.

How do I raise awareness and attract the much needed donations to get this off the ground?

I am going to fund this from my own savings and clearly this would not be enough once the programme is up and running.

For more info, please do visit fwdmovement.wozaonline.co.za


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  • E K

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    Jul 11 2012: If you want to reach larger NGOs, marketing is crucial. Tell a good story about yourself, your foundation, the students it helps, and why without the help, hope would be lost. This is what we're bombarded with when it comes to pleas for charitable donations. Getting the word out is key. There's a Kenyan org called hilde back foundation that had a great documentary about their work. It inspired me to contact them and see how I could help.
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      Jul 11 2012: Good day E K, thank you for the input. I have put something together about me, the foundation and I have actually set-up a website and all the information is there. I just need to work on the marketing side of things.

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