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: nonprofits
Talk long enough to anyone in the nonprofit sector, and you are likely to find a measure of discontent; a sense that things aren’t, somehow, what we hoped they would be. I don’t actually think that this much different than … Continue reading
In 2012, according to the Urban Institute, there was 1 nonprofit organization for every 175 people In the US. That is so nuts. True, many of those nonprofits—perhaps most—are so small as to be virtually nonexistent. Which makes me wonder … Continue reading
As I binge-read nonprofit blogs the other day, I was struck by how the authors were either so depressed about the state of all things in our sector or so manic that to read them made you wonder why mega-million … Continue reading
Every year or so, someone write about how organizations in our sector need a new name. Non or not for profit, they posit, is a negative and we need to position ourselves in a more positive light. And every time … Continue reading