35 Years … and Still Learning Fundraising
Make sure you have a system to find information that you set aside for later use.
Step out of your comfort zone at conferences so you learn new information and make new acquaintances that can be resources in those topics.
Never stop learning; create a continuing education program (formal or informal) that is focused on gaps in your knowledge, and grade yourself by what you learn
Pamela consults with nonprofits, helping them develop their fundraising strategy and writing copy to achieve their goals. Additionally, she teaches fundraising at two universities, hoping to inspire the next generation of fundraisers to be passionate about the profession. Previously, Pamela led the fundraising programs for nonprofit organizations. Pamela is a member of the Advisory Panel for Rogare, the fundraising think tank at Plymouth University’s Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy, a CFRE, a graduate of Wheaton College (IL) and Dominican University, and holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from California Southern University. Contact Pamela at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow her on Twitter at @pjbarden.