FUNdraising Good Times: Wearing Many Hats is Not Bad

  Column, Mel and Pearl Shaw “We wear a lot of hats around here.” This is a common refrain at many small and medium-sized nonprofits. It’s even true amongst larger nonprofits that are under-resourced. “We wear a lot of hats around here.” This is a common refrain at many small and medium-sized nonprofits. It’s even […]

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Fundraising Good Times: Fundraising Team Building

We can do so much more together than we can alone. A fundraising team – that includes board members, staff and volunteers – can transform your nonprofit. It will take time, energy and talent to build and manage such a team, but we believe it is worth the investment. Here’s what we have learned

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FUNdraising Good Times: Building Consensus and Reaching Agreement

Column, Mel and Pearl Shaw This is the second in a series focused on the prerequisites for fundraising success. Agreement is the cornerstone upon which a healthy nonprofit is built. Without agreement amongst an organization’s leadership it is almost impossible to sustain successful fundraising. You may be in a situation where there was agreement in […]

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