5 Things Board Members and Volunteers Can Do to get a Gold Star
1. Take time each day to check the organization’s social media pages, and like, share, comment, and “check in” on social media whenever you are representing the organization. 2. Tell someone – at least one person – each week about the board you serve on and share why you are passionate about the organization, or what drew you to the cause. 3. Invite someone new for a tour of the organization, or to meet with the Executive Director or Director of Development
Which Adele Song Describes Your Relationship With Your Donors?
Which Adele song describes your relationship with your donors? Seriously, which of these sound like your relationship with your donors? “Hello”, “Rolling in the Deep”, “I Miss You”, “All I Ask”, “Million Years Ago”, “Send My Love”??? As fundraising professionals, we are taught that most of philanthropy comes from individuals. Not corporations. Not foundations. INDIVIDUALS. Although Adele is the coolest, most talented singer we know, we don’t want our relationships to fit in t
Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Blog!
I have been to 17 AFP fundraising conferences! 17! It always happened at the busiest time in the fundraising calendar. I would come back so rejuvenated in my profession, equipped with sharp tricks of the trade, and more passion for my cause. ...and then. I went back to the office. Back to the demands of reality, the little time-sucks that distracted the most diligent of type a's, and back to the searing pressure to raise even more money. Every year, I wanted to come back and