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Author Brick Road Interviews Laurence A. Pagnoni
I've just completed an in-depth studio video interview of Laurence Pagnoni, author of the just-published book, Fundraising 401: Masterclasses in Nonprofit Fundraising That Would Make Peter Drucker Proud. Among many topics, we discuss the challenges of fundraising during this COVID-19 crisis. Watch it now.
Leveraging Social Media to Advance Your Fundraising Career
In years past, our resumes were the only thing that represented our “mark” in the world and our accomplishments. Today that has all changed. Traditional resumes are no longer the front and center of your professional career, so how can you create a digital presence that makes you stand out? Here are the steps I recommend to clean up your digital act so that you get noticed by your networks and by those considering you for your next job.
Here’s Your Nonprofit Leader’s Self-Care Handbook
In my interviews, not a single nonprofit leader said anything like, “Oh, I didn’t realize that a healthy self-care practice could change my life and have lasting positive ramifications for my organization.” This seems to be known quite well. However, the act of incorporating self-care into daily life seems to be the sticking point. That’s where the handbook comes in. (I share it in this article.)
A Year-End Primer for Newby Grant Writers
So, one of your fundraising goals for next year is to increase your revenues from foundations. If only you could find a way be more effective at grants. How do you find the time to write? What tools can you develop that will help you get those grants in more easily?
Five Steps to Communicating a Change in Leadership
To ensure a smooth leadership transition, it is important for the organization to be proactive about communicating this change in leadership to its key stakeholders, including donors and funders. Here's how.