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I'm writing an article and could use your help
I’m researching an article for CharityChannel on how public-speaking skills impact nonprofits and the careers of nonprofit professionals. I hope to have the article completed in the next few weeks, but am at a fork in the road and could use your help.
Are You Ready to Manage Staff Transitions?
If handled well, a staff transition can boost an organization’s well-being and capacity, but if handled poorly, morale and service continuity can suffer.
Goodbye, Becki Shawver
I am saddened to report the passing yesterday of Rebecca Vermillion Shawver, editor of CharityChannel’s Grants and Foundations Review and contributor of a trove of tell-it-like-it-is articles on grantsmanship. Becki had been bravely battling brain cancer.
That thunderclap you just heard was The Donor Lifecycle Map being released
That thunderclap you just heard is Deborah Kaplan Polivy’s just-released book, The Donor Lifecycle Map: A Model for Success (CharityChannel Press, 2017).
Charity Auctions: Pros and Cons
I’ve been invited to talk honestly about the pros and cons of charity auctions. As a professional charity auctioneer for six years, how could I resist such an invitation? In my view, when they’re done right, there’s no better way to engage donors in just one night than a fundraising auction.