Best Quotes About Fundraising

Our privacy is starting to be invaded and we can't get anything done. I'm happy with the fundraising but upset we don't have time to talk and meet with people. -Terry Fox

I'm also involved in the rights of the disabled and do some fundraising for that and I thought it would have been a big boost for the campaign but it couldn't be worked out. -David Prowse

The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues. -Bianca Jagger

Anybody who is running a marathon or doing a walkathon, doing a fundraiser for their school, their company, by far it's guaranteed the easiest and most fun way to quickly set up a fundraising campaign and send it around to your friends and family. -Edward Norton

This is pure speculation, but for a period of time, a lot of getting into a party was through fundraising and volunteer work, and Republican women had more time to do that than democratic women, who were out there getting jobs. -Madeleine Albright

Online fundraising is so important to the Democratic Party. -John Byrne

You now have six-year campaigns for the Senate – you never stop running. It's not uncommon for a member of the Senate to have a fundraising breakfast, a fundraising lunch and a fundraising dinner, and then when the Senate breaks for the week to go home, more fundraisers. And that's driven by the cost of campaigning. -Evan Bayh

When I was in office the fundraising was done by the party treasurers. -John Major

In an era when party fundraising is badly tainted, dinners are a really good way of raising cash for campaigning. Lots of people giving very small amounts of money through ticket sales and raffle prizes: yes, it's much harder work than big donations, but I think it's a more democratic and transparent way of fundraising. -Lucy Powell

To a considerable extent we are faced by a technology arms race with terrorists. The communications revolution has made it easier for terrorist groups to reach out to vulnerable individuals with their violent extremist ideology and propaganda. It has also facilitated fundraising, recruitment and training. -Pauline Neville-Jones

Heritage Action is a self-interested fundraising organization led by a former Giuliani staffer who is not taking counsel from real conservatives… It is a worthless organization to the conservative movement. I'll be the first to say that. -Geoff Davis

When it comes to fundraising for a social enterprise, if you are pursuing your true passion, you'll learn to become great at your craft because you'll care so much about perfecting the skills necessary to make that dream a reality. -Adam Braun

We aren't upset when Paramount makes a $200 million movie that flops, but if a charity experiments with a $5 million fundraising event that fails, we call in the attorneys. So charities are petrified of trying bold new revenue-generating endeavors and can't develop the powerful learning curves the for-profit sector can. -Dan Pallotta

I went to art school… but I worked at the Museum of Modern Art. I worked in fundraising at the information membership desk. I ended up, over a period of time, doubling the amount of membership revenue that came in through people entering the museum, so people would ask me to come and work for them. -Jeff Koons

Neither liberal nor conservative politicians can resist the temptation to stand as mighty sequoias of rectitude amid the lowly underbrush of fundraising. -P. J. O'Rourke

Certainly, my advice is that communicating, lobbying, fundraising and engaging the public in policy and politics is far more exciting and inexpensive via the Internet. Old guard organizations like Common Cause had to evolve to embrace this new environment. -Chellie Pingree

This fundraising is consuming us. It's impossible to overstate, I think, what it's doing to members and their ability to just focus on the job that they were elected to do. The collective concentration of the institution is being undermined every day by the need to fund-raise. -John Sarbanes

We have to get rid of the constant fundraising that happens inside the Congress. Before, political parties used to raise money; now, individual members are raising money through the DCCC and the RCCC. It is absolutely corrupt. -Marcy Kaptur

My background is in biology. Before getting into the family business, I worked at the Predatory Bird Research Group at the University of California at Santa Cruz, fundraising for them. -Nell Newman

The Wellcome Trust is a hugely important organisation, and it is vital that its fundraising continues unabated. -John Sulston

The secret to fundraising comes down to three magic words: before, more, and strategic. -Jay Samit

Good companies are always fundraising. Whether you're meeting people or considering firms, you're always fundraising. -Kevin Systrom

I first thought about doing a project about Anna Wintour and 'Vogue' when I read an article in 'New York Magazine' about the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Ball, the annual fundraising gala that Anna oversees. It created such a fascinating portrait that I couldn't help but be compelled. -R. J. Cutler

I think fundraising has a lot to do with political viability. -Rodney Frelinghuysen

Pence is a fan of fundraising and does enjoy doing it. -Paul Manafort

Trump is not a fan of fundraising, but he's willing to do it. -Paul Manafort

Concerned about re-election, interest-group reactions, the media, or fundraising, many legislators have found it in their interest to refuse to cooperate with members of the opposing party – or to treat them as enemies in some kind of war, in which the whole point is to defeat and humiliate them. But the American people have been the real losers. -Cass Sunstein

Between the fundraising, being away from family, the environment of hyperpartisanship, Washington is really stressing people out. -Tim Ryan

Indiana's ninth congressional district isn't historically known as a fount of congressional contributions. That said, if you look at my fundraising history, we've succeeded. -Todd Young

I've always done party building and party fundraising. -Marc Veasey

When I started fundraising like me and leading like me, that's when I really started to shine and find my own rhythm. -Payal Kadakia

I prefer building rather than fundraising. -Travis Kalanick

Grass-roots politics, linking small-dollar fundraising to massive local volunteer organization, showed that it can rival the power of a right-wing machine comprising super PACs backed by entrenched interests and mega-donors. -Jon Ossoff

When you're fundraising for a venture fund, you're supposed to not talk. -Chris Sacca

China just banned ICO fundraising. They did Silicon Valley and the U.S. a favor – now we get first dibs. -Adam Draper

I approached fundraising as an opportunity to align myself with partners who have more varied experience and diverse backgrounds than I do to help bring Glossier to life. -Emily Weiss

When fundraising, your network is critical. Leveraging it early and often is the key. Don't make the mistake of waiting until you need money to engage sources of capital. -David Cohen

I hate generalizing. But what I've seen, from what I've observed, fundraising's an issue for women candidates. -Ronna McDaniel

I've done my fair share of fundraising over the years, and I know how difficult that can be, so I could only imagine people's reaction when I was asking them to part with their hard-earned cash for a movie. -Rachel Shenton

Evangelical women are also large consumers of evangelical media and ministries, and their support of these organizations is crucial. Should they shun both Trump and the predominately male evangelical leadership, it may have a ripple effect in these organizations' fundraising abilities and their ministerial efforts. -Anthea Butler

I can't predict the future of football. I don't think it'll go the way of boxing because it's a team sport. It's built into our education systems, the flagship for a lot of universities' fundraising campaigns. So no, I don't think it'll go away. -Chris Borland

It is one thing to talk about fundraising and another to do it as a candidate, and I have learned so much about how much money it costs to run a campaign and what it means to raise money. -DeRay Mckesson

I want to do something that is not political. I want to do some fundraising, just as a volunteer. -Mike Coffman

Most elected officials don't want you to know about the world of political fundraising because they fear that it paints an unflattering portrait of public life. -Chris Murphy

I'm not loved by GLAAD or by HRC. I'm not going to be a spokesman for those groups, which are based on fundraising. -Zoey Tur

Charity fundraising galas have always been a wonderful way to support a myriad of causes. -Louise Linton

I was the head of fundraising for the Women's March, and I chose not to take money from corporations. -Linda Sarsour

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