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.Read More
Performance review coming up soon? How can you measure something at a still point, yet in constant motion? If you don't know, someone else surely will. Here's a concept of mastery in fundraising that may help.Read More
What role can a planned giving or fundraising professional play as elders engage in their life review? The best professionals invite prospective donors to connect their values and what has given their lives meaning to their philanthropic planning.Read More
When it comes to nonprofit fundraising, one of the most powerful things you can do is to multiply a single gift. Of course, we're talking about a matching gifts program where the donor's employer matches the gift. In this video, I sit down with Steve Hafner, the visionary behind HEPdata, a company that does the heavy lifting of connecting your prospective donors with their employer's matching gift program.Read More
It's Friday, the perfect day to let you know about our newest book released today, Zen and the Art of Fundraising: 8 Pillars of Success.
At just 84 pages, you could easily read it on a weekend, though its profound lessons may well take a lifetime to perfect. It's by Alexandra Pia Brovey, JD, LLM, a true master not just of fundraising but of Shotokan karate, for which she holds a black belt.