Cheat Sheet: Highlights of the Giving USA Report 2017!

  Just in case you didn’t have a chance to read the full Giving USA Report… here is your cheat sheet highlighting the information you need to know!   Highlights of the Giving USA 2017 Report: A total of $390.05 billion was donated to nonprofits in the United States in 2016 –  almost an $11 billion increase from … More Cheat Sheet: Highlights of the Giving USA Report 2017!

Union Tribune Article: Passion Key for Fundraising Careers

There was a wonderful article in the Union Tribune about me by Henry DeVries. Check it out below or here.   Many fundraisers feel that having an inadequate number of staff members who know how to garner donations is a key internal challenge holding their non-profit organization back from making more impact, according to a … More Union Tribune Article: Passion Key for Fundraising Careers

Want to learn how to develop a strategic plan for your organization?

I am teaching Strategic Planning in October for the University of San Diego Business of Arts Certificate Program. Even if you are not in the “arts and culture” sector, I would still encourage you to take the class. I will teach you how to develop a strategic plan for your organization and be provided all … More Want to learn how to develop a strategic plan for your organization?

Book #17: The Importance of Educating Fundraisers

  “I always thought I would go back to school for my master’s.” I spoke to Valerie Livesay, a professional fundraiser and class of 2006 graduate from the University of San Diego, Masters in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Through the program, she received: a comprehensive understanding of all facets of running a nonprofit organization access … More Book #17: The Importance of Educating Fundraisers