My three words for your 2017 fundraising success

In the week since I chose and announced to the world my three words for 2017, several times the trio has crept into conversations with the good folk with whom I work as a fundraising consultant. Not that I’m surprised. Curiosity, courage, and grace, all three, are key to success in raising money. Hear me […]

My three words for 2017

Back in 2012, I substituted three single-word aspirations for full-blown New Year’s resolutions. At the time, it sounded less a challenge to live into a few syllables than to follow through on complete sentences. Four years and 12 words later, I knew otherwise. In fact, I was so put off by what seemed an annual […]

Generosity in quotes: David Miliband

“If you only look at the statistics, yes, it’s depressing. But then you talk to the people and you remember why you’re doing what you do.”   David Miliband, president and chief executive of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), one of the world’s largest humanitarian aid organizations, as quoted in the article, “How a Visionary […]