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.
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My last post I stated, Throughout my development career—almost 30 years now—I have been reminded regularly that fundraising just isn’t brain surgery. But I’ve begun to think that maybe it is.” One person who definitely thinks it is is Alison … Continue reading
Throughout my development career—almost 30 years now—I have been reminded regularly that fundraising just isn’t brain surgery. But I’ve begun to think that maybe it is. If it isn’t, if it is something that is not very hard and doesn’t … Continue reading
As election results sink in and so many are asking what now, one answer is to support those nonprofits that work in the areas likely to be most affected: health care, immigration, gay rights, racism, sexism, real news, and so … Continue reading
I am a counter. That’s how I know that there are 276 stairs up to the Baldwin Hills Scenic overlook. Or maybe it is 278. For not only am I a counter, but I am a careless one. I blame … Continue reading
According to BoardSource, nonprofit boards have 10 basic responsibilities. They range from determining mission and purpose to enhancing the organization’s public standing. In between there are responsibilities about selecting and evaluating the chief executive, ensuring effective planning, providing oversight and … Continue reading