We also work with a number of financial advisors who bring us to the attention of their clients. We're always exploring different avenues.
FS: What advice can you provide to other fundraisers?
RB: I think it is important to recognize the value of building a long-term relationship with donors and engaging them on many levels, whether it's inviting them to be part of the grant selection process or facilitating a site visit to see an innovative community project in action. Donors want to be connected by head and by heart, and are willing to take risks and support innovation. FS