Margaret Battistelli Gardner

Margaret Battistelli Gardner
What's Cooking in 2015?

Here's your chance to chime in and help us paint a picture of trends and best practices across all aspects of the nonprofit world in the new year.

Everyday Heroes (Times 2)

As we close out 2014 and head into what is considered the warmest, kindest, most spiritual and “giving-est” time of the year, I leave you with these thoughts. Not all heroes wear capes, and we have no idea what the person in line ahead of us does or is capable of making happen. Your donors are heroes. Remember that, and treat them as such. Engage with them, give thanks to them and for them. Figure out what you need to do to unlock their inner hero, and do it.

And so are you. Remember that, too, when the day-to-day of what you do feels overwhelming. Or disappointing. When it breaks your heart. Or your back. What you do matters. Thank you for doing it. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our family to yours.

Our Virtual Show Is Today!

The FundRaising Success Virtual Conference and Expo is free, and it takes place today! It's not too late to register and join in on the fun. More than 2,000 of your colleagues already have!

Chatting With the ALS Association

FundRaising Success is excited to be sitting down with the ALS Association to talk about what's happening in that organization in the aftermath of the social-media phenomenon, the Ice Bucket Challenge.