October 2018

Raising Time or Raising Money

Many moons ago I was canvassing some Board members for a capital campaign that we were running. We were on pace and tracking quite well. I then approached our most well-heeled Board members to discuss their personal commitment to the campaign. The response floored me — they said that they give of their time...

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Some ‘Golden’​ idioms/sayings

Ken Burnett writes a great blog about fundraising — I highly recommend reading it. I am borrowing some of the idioms/sayings that he published (he, in turn, borrowed from someone else) with my own take on them. Fundraising is not about the money. It’s about necessary work that urgently needs doing. Money is the means to an...

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