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What’s holding your fundraising back? Is fundraising scary? I recently posed that question to a group I was training. We were having some fun with a true and false game. Most of the questions were pretty easy to answer. This one was more nuanced. Fundraising is sometimes scary. But it’s almost always needed. So if […]
Community centered or donor centered? I attended a conference last week (thank you, Liberty Bank Foundation). The estimable and hysterical Vu Le offered the keynote address. If you know Vu, you know we were holding our stomachs and behaving in otherwise undignified ways because we were laughing so hard. (If you don’t know Vu, get […]
Too small to grow? In my consulting practice, I’ve worked with some new, tiny or small-ish organizations. They’re all feeling the same frustration, however – how to grow. They want simple things: stability, maybe a salary for the ED or maybe for enough staff to do the job right. They feel the lack of prospects, […]