Posts tagged ‘board’

Recruiting Nonprofit Board Members to Fundraise – Q&A Continued

Continuing the questions and answers from the Pursuant Ketchum webcast Creating a Fundraising Board: Recruitment, Engagement and Fundraising. This post focuses on fundraising expectations from the nonprofit Board.

Continue Reading September 8, 2011 at 9:45 am Leave a comment

Assessments for the Nonprofit Board – Q&A

Continuing from posts last week – more great questions get answers from Pursuant Ketchum webcast on Creating a Fundraising Board. These center on nonprofit Board nominations and how assessments can help enforce Board terms limits or remove disruptive Board members.

Continue Reading August 29, 2011 at 10:11 am Leave a comment

Q & A: Nonprofit Board Fundraising

I was pleased to facilitate a webcast on getting your Board fundraising. There were great folks participating and some questions I thought I would share. Perhaps you have these same questions or others? Links to resources and podcast are included in the post!

Continue Reading October 11, 2010 at 9:50 am Leave a comment

Knowing-Doing Part 2 – Fear Keeps us from Doing….

Continuing on the knowing v. doing theme and how a fear of failure or distrust keeps us from trying something new or implementing what we know is right. As you know, the focus of my consulting practice is on fundraising. I know changing fundraising practices is tough. Don’t fix it if it ain’t broke – but I want to know if we are getting the biggest bang for our buck in every fundraising activity. Change is sometimes what’s needed to take a leap and see a better result.

Continue Reading September 8, 2009 at 11:00 am Leave a comment

Before You Decide to Host a Special Event

Non-profit organizations and their leadership look to special events to add to their financial bottom line. But special events can take up valuable staff and volunteer time like no other fund development activity. Here are items to review before you decide to have a special event. In future posts, what is the alternative to a special event that doesn’t raise more than $25,000 and how to raise awareness without holding an event.

Continue Reading May 6, 2009 at 9:45 am 2 comments

Empowering Your Board to Fundraise – Part 2

Working with our Board members to empower them to fundraise is important to the ability of our organizations to raise money. This article provides five easy steps to get your Board on board to fundraise.

Continue Reading April 27, 2009 at 9:15 am 2 comments

Empowering Your Board to Fundraise – Part 1

Treating our Board members like major donors will make our organization strongerand help us raise more money. Some ideas to create better a better relationship with our Board members.

Continue Reading April 21, 2009 at 1:52 pm Leave a comment

Six Ideas to Empower Your Board to Fundraise

Empower your board to fundraise. Treat your board members like major donors and engage them in the process of fundraising. Sometimes a little training goes a long way!

Continue Reading April 3, 2009 at 8:11 am Leave a comment


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