Tag: fundraising

19
May

We’re seeking our next Development Director!

After 5.5 years at Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Development Director Lauren Padgett ‘13 has brought her talents to a new role at another organization, and we’re looking to pass the torch to a talented fundraiser who is passionate about ending the War on Drugs. While this time is presenting new and unforeseen challenges for philanthropy, it’s as important as
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19
Dec

Start making plans to attend #Sensible2020

It's the time of year to start making plans for #Sensible2020: The Young People's Drug Policy Conference and Lobby Day and early bird registration is now open!  We know that attending conferences can be expensive, so we want to make sure you know about the many ways you can make it more affordable.  SPEND YOUR CAT POINTS Current SSDP chapter
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23
Oct

How to Get Funding From Your University in 5 Easy Steps

Note: In the United States, most universities provide funding for student activities paid for by a student activity fee. This blog post is written for our US chapters on how to apply for funding from these pools. If you are outside of the US, funding structures vary from institution to institution. Contact your Global Program Coordinator (roisin@ssdp.org) for advice. 1.

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29
Dec

Getting to SSDP2017 on Your University’s Dime

If you are anxiously pacing around your college campus quad wondering how you will come up with the funds to get yourself to picturesque Portland this coming March for SSDP2017, you are not alone. Even with all of the amazing CAT points and incentives that Students for Sensible Drug Policy has established to help offset these costs, it is completely

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8
Jan

You helped us raise $100,000!

50 days ago, SSDP was in trouble. A significant grant we had historically relied on was held up and at risk of not coming through, and it looked like we might have to scale back our efforts to fight the Drug War in 2014. But before giving up hope, we launched a crowdfunding campaign and reached out to our supporters

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2
Mar

Fundraising for Denver

Attending conferences is expensive and sometimes it’s hard to find adequate funding from your school. So where else can you turn? Our NVCC Woodbridgechapter has been hard at work, successfully raising thousands of dollars so far to help cover their travel expenses to attend the 2012 International Conference in Denver (which is now only three weeks away!). Rebecca Samuels, chapter Vice President explains

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12
Jan

Organizing Tip of the Week

As a student organization, having funding makes a tremendous difference in the ability to organize successfully and accomplish your goals. You can use money to buy materials, host speakers, hold events on campus, or travel to SSDP’s 13th Annual National Conference in Denver this March. If your chapter is recognized by your school, you likely have the opportunity to apply for university

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12
Dec

Rest in Peace Dave Padden

SSDP’s backbone has always been the courageous students who dedicate their time and energy to speak out against the War on Drugs on their campuses and in their communities. Yet the work of these students, and the dedicated national staff that supports and empowers them, would not be possible were in not for the generous support of the organization’s financial

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