Monday, December 23, 2013
Myths and Realities of Board Member Fundraising
By Gail Perry
But here’s the reality: Most board members have some very real challenges when they are confronted with fundraising.
Let’s look at the myths – AND then how we can build on the reality.
1. MYTH: Board members are willing to raise money, and they accept it as their job.
2. MYTH: Board members understand how to be successful at fundraising.
3. MYTH: Board members are active, enthusiastic, and ready to help.
4. MYTH: Board members’ experience on the board is fulfilling and satisfying.
Read the full article, including the “Realities” and think about how you will better support your board’s 2014 development efforts.