Ethics Rapid-fire for Your Next Staff Meeting

Ethical lapses don’t have to happen. To help keep the discussion of ethics alive in your organization, here are some quick questions to use at your next staff meeting to start a meaningful conversation.

How to Build a Philanthropic Plan

Over the past several months I have been participating in the mentoring program with my local chapter of AFP. The majority of the meetings with my mentee have focused on helping her articulate a case for support and building a philanthropic plan for the organization’s integrated strategic plan. To extend the value of the work […]

Managers value quantity not quality

The ears of executive directors and fundraiser managers everywhere are burning. This article from is a must read for anybody that manages a development staff. I have found that nonprofit leadership (when removed from frontlines fundraising) often times loses touch with the character qualities that define a productive fundraiser. These managers replace quality with […]