Development Professionals: Maximize Your Summer

by Nanette Fridman and Jennifer Weinstock. This article originally appeared in Hayidion. If you want to increase your fundraising, improve your relationships, align your staff and get creative, summer is your golden time. As June 30 approaches, we urge you to plan to use this valuable time wisely, even though it can be hard to … More Development Professionals: Maximize Your Summer

Build a Culture of Ambassadorship

If you have spent any considerable time in the nonprofit space, you have undoubtedly heard the phrase, “culture of philanthropy.” In short, in organizations with an evolved culture of philanthropy, every single person in the organization is engaged in securing financial support and agrees that it’s an important priority. The reason consultants like myself are … More Build a Culture of Ambassadorship

Leverage the Learning

Kudos to those who pay for staff and board members to go to professional development trainings and conferences or provide in-house continuing learning opportunities. Investing in your people can pay handsome dividends including retention, instilling greater confidence and excitement, developing new skills, obtaining knowledge of current trends and best practices, hearing “big ideas” from leaders … More Leverage the Learning