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 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 was sent this fabulous blog about the difference between for profit and not for profit organizations. I’m not going to repeat was said—just read it yourself. What I do want to write about, however, is one difference the author … Continue reading
Every Thursday, a box of fresh fruit and veggies is delivered to my front door As wonderful as the produce is–and it is wonderful –what is even more wonderful is the inserted newsletter from the farmer, Thaddeus. His words make … Continue reading
Whenever I talk with Boards about the barriers they face in fundraising, it all comes down to act of asking someone for money. There is the fear of being told no; the fear that the person they are asking will … Continue reading