How’s your year-end fundraising planning coming? Remember, one third (30%) of annual giving occurs in December and 10% of all giving happens in the last three days of the year. This period from August – October should be all about planning and connecting with your donors and supporters. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you create and refine your 2022 plans…
Over the past few weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about nonprofit boards of directors, and specifically, why some are effective and others seem to be stuck in perpetual states of dysfunction.
Much of what I see when I examine an organization’s volunteer leadership often comes back to a mismatch between what the nonprofit needs, what they think they need (and what they tell prospective board members they need as they recruit them), and who is actually sitting on the board.
Development committees can be integral to your fundraising program. With the right Board members and volunteers, you can improve effectiveness while building new ties and deepening relationships. Consider these elements if you are looking to revamp or establish your developing committee.