You’ve made plans and set priorities for the year. Do those plans include a capital campaign? Depending on when you start the campaign this year, reference the following checklist to determine if you are ready. (And if you are not yet ready, check out these useful resources to learn more.) When your campaign is three months
Nonprofit insights by Laura MacDonald
Tips on how to fix the most common hurdles that may occur during your capital campaign.
Looking for just the right words for a thank you note? Need concise information about your organization for a grant proposal? Want the best message to position your group in new fundraising materials? Your case for support is the place to look. It is one of your most important—and useful—tools. Your message is critical. In
Leadership and Job Openings
The System VP Foundation/Chief Development Officer reports to the President of the OhioHealth Foundation, who in turn reports to the Chief Executive Officer, and is responsible for meeting fundraising goals for the health system. The Chief Development Officer creates a system-wide fundraising strategy and implements detailed plans to achieve the Foundation’s objectives. The position is
We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our team. The position has a 30-hour per week work schedule and will be responsible for supporting our staff with a variety of administrative functions, including report generation, maintaining records, files, and administrative processes and systems. The position requires a significant amount of external/phone interaction such as scheduling interviews.
The Ohio Environmental Council seeks to hire a dynamic, energetic, and effective Development Associate to fill a new position. The Development Associate will build and manage a portfolio of current and prospective major donors, strategically grow their investment in the organization, and support associated fundraising events. The Development Associate will answer to the Senior Director of
It’s the development officer’s job to build strong relationships. We spend much of our time focused on bonding with donors, funders, and others. But that’s only half of the challenge. Rapport with colleagues can be just as important—and just as rewarding. The points in this article can help you stay successful, even under difficult conditions.
To honor donors’ generosity and sustain the giving tradition, organizations have a duty to demonstrate gratitude. But it’s not as simple as sending a note or printing names in a newsletter. There are pitfalls and opportunities. Here are a few of the principles we’ve learned.
In ancient Greece, a pilgrimage to Delphi was a journey of self discovery. Upon arrival, travelers found the words “Know Thyself” inscribed at the entrance of the ancient Temple of Apollo. They are fitting words for any organization embarking on a strategic planning process. Organizational discovery inspires the strategic planning process and the plan is