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Working with many different nonprofit organizations as I do, I get to see a wide range of development director jobs. Mostly, when I read the job description or talk to the person in the job, I can only shake my … Continue reading
Fundraising. To many people it is the simple act of asking someone else for money. Well, maybe not so simple to do, but simple in concept. And yet, just asking, while important, can—if not done right—be exactly the wrong thing … Continue reading
Just because your organization exists and does good, important—sometimes critical—work should be enough to convince a funder that your program deserves support. Right? Wrong. Beyond the obvious of having to meet the current interest areas of a funder, your program … Continue reading
Grants from private foundations comprise a bit less than 14% of all charitable gifts. Yet they loom large for many nonprofits. Indeed, when I left the cloistered world of university fund raising, I was surprised to discover that many of … Continue reading