Leadership Development

Turnover

This year, the Chronicle has turned its attention to turnover of development staff at nonprofits.  The short version:  it is rampant, and it is problematic. In a recent survey, half of fundraisers holding the top job at their organization reported planning to quit within two years, with 40% reporting they planned to leave fundraising entirely.…

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Confirmed: Boards Engaged in Fundraising Significantly Impact the Bottom Line

In September 2012, the Nonprofit Research Collaborative released a report on the impact Board members have on an organization’s fundraising goals. The study confirmed what you already know: a Board engaged in fundraising is necessary. Other key findings and recommendations include: Organizations with a Development Committee were more likely to reach their goal. Presenting Board…

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