Learning Opportunities

My DEI 2020 Plan

This week we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. — probably the single man most well-known for challenging racism in this country. Our celebration of his fight brings my attention to how far we still have to go when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In 2019, I had several opportunities to deepen my…

Fundraising Plan

Okay, So What’s the Plan?

January is one of those times when the whole world seems to be in “planning mode.” We’re making resolutions, we’re passing the budget, we’re optimistic about all we can achieve this year. But it’s one thing to say you’re going to do it…and it’s another thing to actually get it done. I recently read a…

Giving USA

Actually, you’re wrong about that…says Giving USA

The latest Giving USA report came out this summer and you may have already seen the results. But if you look more closely at the data or read through the full report, you might actually hear some surprising information. Like the fact that some of your assumptions about fundraising are totally WRONG. Here’s a few:…