Too Busy To Fundraise
Too Busy To Fundraise, a blog from Janet Levine Consulting, offers insights and information on fundraising, marketing and communications for every one who needs to raise funds for a nonprofit organization.
For over thirty years, Janet Levine has served the nonprofit sector, helping organizations to increase their fundraising capacity and create stronger boards. Starting in 1988 as Director of Corporate Relations for USC’s Engineering School, Janet worked as a front line fundraiser, ultimately becoming VP of Advancement at a public university. In 2007, Janet opened her consulting business. Her many clients have ranged from large to small, representing all areas of the sector. Janet Levine Consulting prides itself on taking nonprofits “from mired to inspired,” better able to fulfill their missions.
In addition to her consulting and coaching practice, Janet is a much sought after presenter at conferences, a regular trainer for such organizations as the Center for Nonprofit Management, Academy Go, and the The Nonprofit Partnership. She teaches three online classes for Ed2Go and has been on the faculty at UCLA’s fundraising certificate program.
Category Archives: boards
The man was defensive. “I wouldn’t serve on a board,” he told me, “if I was told it was dependent on my making a gift of a certain size. It would make me feel like an ATM and that the only … Continue reading
Boards. Probably the biggest source of consternation for many nonprofit executives. How to get them? What to do with them? How to get them to do what you want them to do? If I were to compile an FAQ for … Continue reading
Boards. For a small nonprofit, recruiting the right board members may be the hardest chore. Harder even than fundraising. So much time is spent on finding 15-20 good board members. Board members with affluence and influence. Those who can open … Continue reading
He is exactly the kind of board member you want: affluent, influential, and willing to share his network. But he’s not going to serve on any nonprofit board soon. Why? Well, after talking to a number of organizations, his sense … Continue reading