April 2017

The Top 10 Myths About Fundraising Part 6

A board can hire a rainmaker as their professional fundraiser and absolve themselves of the fiduciary duty of fundraising. Believe it or not, by hiring a professional fundraiser and the board stepping back (or out of the way) is a no-no. At the end of the day, it is the board’s fiduciary responsibility to...

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The Top 10 Myths About Fundraising Part 4

A fundraiser’s tenure with an organization is likely to last for decades. Something tells me that we, as fundraisers, will never be getting the gold watch after 50 years of service. There are varying statistics, but the average tenure of a fundraiser is recognized to be 18 to 36 months. As a matter of...

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