Friday reflections on another week of Generous Matters

Fiddling while leadership churns: According to a Bridgespan Group survey of more than 150 nonprofit leadership teams, leadership development and succession planning for senior leader positions is the single greatest organizational weakness nonprofits face. To determine where your organization stands on the preparedness continuum, check out the free online diagnostic survey. You’ll be asked to […]

In tough economic times, what’s a fundraiser to do?

Back in April, I addressed the question of what boards of faith-based nonprofits should be doing in these tough economic times. My answer: What they should have been doing all along. Now here comes Nancy Schwartz over at the Getting Attention blog with similar advice to fundraisers. Unless you’re a complete masochist, you’ll want to […]