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Losing a Donor Friend is Difficult
It’s inevitable. Working for and on behalf of nonprofit organizations puts us into the path of some remarkable people. For fund development professionals like me, they often include donors who are advanced in years. We form bonds. Friendships. When they pass from this life, we feel it. Deeply.
How to Search for a Development Officer
The average tenure of a development officer is only fourteen months! Wouldn’t it be better if we could do a better job of matching expectations initially and save both parties a lot of time and money? Here's how.
Survey Findings: Heads of School Need to Work Harder on Fundraising
Based on a survey I conducted through my firm on behalf of the Southern Association of Independent Schools, heads of school need to put in 50 percent rather than 25 percent of their time in fundraising, among other changes that I recommend in this article for CharityChannel.