Looking Back: What Can *YOU* Learn From Obama? (2009)
FundRaising Success published its first issue in November 2003, which makes this our 10-year anniversary year. To celebrate, we'll be taking a look back at past issues throughout the year.
Despite their personal politics, fundraisers in 2009 could not deny the impact that the 2008 presidential campaign had on the face of fundraising. In January 2009, Jocelyn Harmon asked (and answered) the question, "What Can *YOU* Learn From Obama?"
There's been another election since then, of course, but it wasn't nearly as groundbreaking in terms of tactics used to rally supporters and raise money.
So tell us, what lessons did you learn about fundraising and awareness building from the Obama 2008 campaign?