The problem with articles like the Guardian one is that they perpetuate the idea that the fundraisers take no responsibility for their relationship with the rest of the organisations.
Ask any head of fundraising what their biggest challenges are and it's a pretty good bet that first or second on their list will be the ability to recruit or retain the right people. Good fundraisers are at an absolute premium and a huge number of non-profits are failing to deliver their missions as effectively … Continue reading The fundraising staffing crisis
We all bemoan the tendency of non profit organisations to operate in silos. This is something that pretty much everyone who has worked in the sector has experienced at some point and for many of us, this is a problem we face regularly. I don't know if fundraising is worse than other areas of our … Continue reading Silos and prisons