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: purpose
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
Talk long enough to anyone in the nonprofit sector, and you are likely to find a measure of discontent; a sense that things aren’t, somehow, what we hoped they would be. I don’t actually think that this much different than … Continue reading
In 1988, I fell into a fundraising job and felt that I quite literally had died and gone to heaven. What could be better than to spend my days with interesting people, learning about their dreams and desires, sharing stories … Continue reading
My sister sent me an article from the New York Times that talks about how a sense of purpose helps to sustain people in old age. I think a sense of purpose helps to sustain us no matter what our … Continue reading