If you ain’t got money, honey . . .

Even the most crass of nonprofit CEOs doesn’t come right out and tell the board it only matters for the money. However, when networks go untapped and personal connections ignored, board members get the message. Most talk a good line about valuing all gifts around the board table, yet it’s the rare organizational head who […]

Trading up to a new funding model

It’s been a long while since I’ve met a nonprofit leader – CEO, board member, development officer, take your choice – who’s completely satisfied with his or her organization’s funding model. Almost everyone agrees that the same-old, same-old isn’t cutting it. Some folks have even gone so far as plotting a course in a different […]