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: strategic planning
My niece sent me this cartoon: As I read it, I could hear so many nonprofits (including, alas, some of my clients): “Go away. We’re too busy being frantic and dealing with urgent stuff to focus on actually doing things … Continue reading
I’ve long been ambivalent about the value of the strategic planning process for most organizations. It’s not that I don’t think it is worthwhile to take a longer view, consider what you would like to accomplish—it’s that most strategic plans … Continue reading
The name on birth certificate is Janet Anne Hirst. So, when we were walking up Portobello Road in London this June, my husband thought this would make an appropriate picture: And because research shows that blogs with pictures get more … Continue reading
Good news. The brain can “simultaneously keep track of two separate goals, even while it is busy performing a task related to one of the aims, hinting that the mind might be better at multitasking than previously thought.” At least … Continue reading