Monday, January 07, 2008

New column every Monday: January 7, 2008

"The Fundraising Guru"
It's your board, stupid!
by Dr. Stephen L. Goldstein

This is a one-sentence column:
Your nonprofit will NEVER thrive; your fundraising will never truly succeed--unless and until your board gives and gets others to do so, until it hurts.

This is the first law of fundraising. Yet, the truth is that most boards don't live up to their fundraising responsibility. Meditate on this idea and send me your comments, question, and strategies for lighting a fire under your board:

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