Boards and Volunteers
Charities should motivate their volunteers to strive for their own individual Triple Crown Award each fiscal year, which represents a new season. Instead of baseball terms, the charities should seek each individual engagement in the areas of time, talent and treasure.
Personal thank-you calls are a way to put board members to work, even if they're nervous about asking for money. No soliciting required; these are for stewardship only.
Stopping a downward spiral is doable — but not without investing time and effort, and enduring some short-term pain.
You have to ask your board members to pull in their networks and introduce your organization to everybody they know.
What is the the No. 1 fundraising skill your board members need to master? It's not what you think!
Lively meetings engage your board members and propel them into action. Deadly meetings can sap all the energy out of everyone. Here are 10 great ways to create meetings that bring out your board’s best.
You have a wonderful opportunity to educate your board members about what good fundraising really looks like. This is the first step to activate them to happily help in fundraising.
Never stay satisfied with any meeting, agenda or process. It is everyone's responsibility to drive time, talent and treasure to your organization. Don't be afraid to let others drive your car.