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Most my work is helping organizations increase their ability to fundraise. This means that I do a lot of talking with boards and board members about their fundraising responsibilities. Reactions vary but, typically, there is a fair amount of hostility. … Continue reading
In the course of a year, I meet with a lot of boards. Good boards, bad board, mainly boards that fall somewhere in between. I’m hired to help them understand their roles and responsibilities and to learn if not quite … Continue reading
She has more ideas than anyone I’ve ever met, even though “she” is many different people at many different organizations with whom I’ve worked. There is always another idea, another notion of what could be done to raise awareness, money, … Continue reading
It was a job I didn’t get. The organization, not a startup but one that had never done any serious fundraising, was feeling the crunch. They needed, it was decided, someone to help them create a fundraising plan. That’s what … Continue reading