A few days ago I spoke to a nonprofit marketing person who told me about his painful board meeting. Rich had attended a board meeting for his charity, and instead of it being a productive and collegial meeting, it was more like an inquisition.
“When it was my […]
Recently, I’ve started to see renewed push-back from donors about their gifts to charity. If you participate in nonprofit groups, I’ve heard some exasperated nonprofit executives and fundraisers speaking about donors demanding to know how much of their donations are going directly to programs. This debate and […]
Not Your Father’s Charity is pleased to feature the following guest post by Christina Cullen, IFC Group
Do your Board members get behind your charity’s fundraising campaigns? Are they aware of what’s going on? Are they even interested? Buy-in from the Board can really help drive a fundraising campaign to success. So how can we ensure that buy-in in the […]
You want to succeed in your fundraising. One of the best places to begin is with your board. It doesn’t matter what type of board giving policies you have and it’s not important who serves on your board. Every board needs the support and […]
Here’s the deal, that’s not okay.
I’m sure your funders are increasingly asking you for data rich reports. Your marketing director is probably asking […]
It happens more often than we’d like to think, but many non-profit boards prefer to pass their fundraising responsibilities to the chief executive or staff. I’ve seen it time and again. However, successful boards of directors understand they have an important responsibility in ensuring that their […]