I sat in a room yesterday with a group of development officers from a large and well-known international organization. This fantastic team makes an enormous impact on the lives of families in need. Since the majority of the funds they raise comes from special events,...read more
I’ve met a lot of extraordinarily generous givers over the years. There was one couple, however, that I’ve never been able to forget—and, not because of the amount they gave. In terms of big-dollar philanthropy, this was not one of those seven- or eight-figure endowments.read more
As I visit and have conversations with nonprofit leadership teams, I’ve noticed an increasing trend in organizational practices. We’re making fundraising excessively complicated. It’s true that fundraising can be difficult. However, a good advancement system is not...read more
THE BOARD MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: Systems and Accountability at the Highest Level of a Nonprofit Organization
One of my favorite parts of my profession as a consultant is catching organizations doing things exceptionally well. The more difficult part is when I see organizations doing great work but struggling on many fronts. Below is a tale of two organizations whose...read more
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