By Carlo M. Cuesta Most board members and volunteers have an unhealthy relationship to fundraising. They often place it within the context of having or not having enough power (personal wealth, connections, and influence). “Do I know enough wealthy people?” “Can I really get this person to give?” “How will it change our relationship?” […]
If you ever been to Lanesboro, MN then you have more than likely been to the Commonweal Theatre Company. Hailed as one of the nation’s best rural theater companies, the Commonweal continuously produces excellent work that is both compelling and entertaining. In this webinar conversation with executive director Hal Cropp, we explore the organization’s unique […]
This webinar was originally broadcast on November 19, 2013. In it, we cover an approach to board fundraising training that identifies three basic steps organization’s can take. Here is the webinars full description: Key to diversifying your organization’s base of support is motivating your Board of Directors to play an active role in raising money. […]
This video is a brief excerpt from our Helping Your Board Tell Your Story webinar to assist you in your board development efforts. In this webinar we covered how to shape a compelling story and help your board members find their voice. In this excerpt, I go over the first two of the four resources […]
This installment of the Sixty-Second Strategy challenges board and staff to frame a compelling message by transforming how they talk about their organization.