Last Look: Lisa Christensen, Marlboro College
FS: Any major difficulties or setbacks you’ve faced along the way? Things you would do differently with your fundraising?
LC: No major setbacks. Having a small staff and limited resources sometimes has let opportunities get away.
FS: What advice would you give to organizations similar to yours in size and annual operating budget?
LC: Get a really committed group of trustees who are able and willing to network and be financially supportive; hire a leader who is really behind your mission; be sure that donors can experience for themselves why their support is so important.