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: fundraising
Still waiting for that magic bullet? That one thing that you’ll do that will bring in all the money? That special thing that is keeping you from doing actual fundraising because, well, you know, you need so much more right … Continue reading
What part of fundraising does not make sense? It is the things you do to raise funds for your fabulous organization so it can do the important things it does. It should be something you are proud to do; something … Continue reading
It’s called the need or problem statement when you are writing a grant. For individual donors, it’s the case you make—showing why they would want to support your organization, cause, program or project. Whatever you call it, it starts by … Continue reading
When I meet people who work at nonprofits—and, as a nonprofit consultant, most of the people I meet work at nonprofits—they generally describe their organizations by telling me about their programming and giving me a blow-by-blow account of what happens … Continue reading