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Some Observations about Your Board Meetings.
Whenever a non-profit colleague leaves a job, or is dismissed, and reaches out to me, the first thing I say is, “Well, at least you don’t have to go to the next Board Meeting” and that person’s spirits are immediately … Continue reading
Posted in Annual Fund, Board Development, Fundraising, Leadership, Philanthropy Tagged board development, Board Meetings, Mission Moments 3 Comments
The 7 days of Week 52. End the (fundraising) Fiscal Year With Tacos.
The Annual Fund, when properly planned for and administered, is a full year proposition. That is 12 months, 365 days, 8,760 hours of hard work and determined focus. Mostly. There has to be time to fight with marketing about the … Continue reading
Posted in Annual Fund, Fundraising, Philanthropy Tagged Annual Fund, board development, non-profits, Online Giving, year end fundraising Leave a comment
All the Bosses. The Difficult Truth of Non-profit Turnover.
I grew up in the military. This has meant a lasting (for a degenerate liberal) respect for our Armed Forces and no forgiveness in my heart for leaders who send our soldiers abroad for folly. I cut the grass and … Continue reading
Posted in Board Development, Fundraising, Leadership Tagged board development, non-profit leadership 1 Comment
Should Fundraisers be Board Members?
This is for my Fellow Fundraisers. Nobody in the Verse frets over Board Members and their frailties like the Fundraisers I know. No one. Those Things They promised to do, Refused To Do, said They Would Do and Forgot About. … Continue reading
Posted in Board Development, Fundraising, Leadership Tagged board development, dating advice, Fundraising, non-profit leadership 2 Comments