May 27, 2022

Connection is everything

I typically use this monthly blog entry to impart fundraising and nonprofit management advice, but I’m really struggling to do that this month.  My mind is with the dozens of families that lost their loved ones in Buffalo, in Laguna Woods and in Uvalde…communities changed forever by violence and hatred, […]
April 30, 2022

Who’s ready to party? Three keys to empowering fundraising events

Confession: I have a love-hate relationship with special events for the purpose of fundraising. It may be residual trauma from one too many 16+ hour workdays suffered in the name of executing the perfect annual gala (don’t get me started on seating charts, y’all). However, years ago I came to […]
March 30, 2022

The Truth will set you free, but first…

Where did the first quarter of the year go?! For many of my clients, the end of March means it’s budget season and folks are in the thick of fundraising projections and planning for the next fiscal year. For me, it means lots of inquiries about Board training and Retreat […]