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The Board\'s role in fundraising (lecture notes from American Humanics class)

The Board\'s role in fundraising (lecture notes from American Humanics class)

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  • 1. Bored or Board?
    The “Ultimate Choice” and the Board’s role in Development
  • 2. How much board members believe in the issues the organization is addressing
    How well the organizations values match those of the directors
    How motivating do directors find the tasks assigned
    Three key factors that determine board satisfaction
    Deriving Satisfaction from Service
  • 3. Investment vs. Obligation
    Satisfied people invest
    Peter Drucker commented in the Wall Street Journal that
    “People no longer give to charity, they buy in to results”
    People invest in success!
    The words “contribution” and “donation” are passive, while “investment” is dynamic!
  • 4. Give vs. invest
    The words “pity” and “guilt” are not as motivating as “empowered” and “freedom”
  • 5. Philanthropy:
    Voluntary action for the public good
    Giving, asking, joining and serving to advance a program
    “To ease human suffering or enhance human potential” – Robert Payton
    Development
    Relationship management and building
    Uncovers, identifies and cultivates the shared values between people and organizations
    Philanthropy vs. Development
  • 6. Fundraising
    Fundraising brings together philanthropy and development, linking shared values with compelling community need!
  • 7. The “Inert Board”
    The “Sandwich Club”
    The “Looks good on a resume”
    The “Drive-by”
    The “Time for a nap”
    The “Spouse wants me out of the house now that I am retired”
    The “What day is it”?
    The “Fosil Collection”
    Tales from the Dark Side
  • 8. The AAA Way
    Kay Sprinkle Grace:
    The AAA Way to Fundraising Success
    Maximum Invovlement, Maxium Results
    Ambassador
    Advocate
    Asker

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