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.
Tag Archives: board members
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
Nothing, but nothing, makes grown men and women shake as much as the prospect of asking someone to make a charitable gift. “I’ll do anything but ask someone to give….” are common enough words from (otherwise wonderful) board members. But … 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
The question that keeps coming up is “Should Board members be expected to give?” I keep wondering why that is a question at all. Of course Board members should give. In fact, if they aren’t already supporting the organization, why … Continue reading