Fundraising as a Career: What, Are Your Crazy?

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Fundraising as a Career: What, Are Your Crazy?

  1. 1. Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE www.LindaLysakowski.com Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  2. 2. My introduction to development: You mean people get paid to ask for money? Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  3. 3.  How did you get into development?  Held another position in a nonprofit  Came from the for-profit world  Volunteered for a nonprofit Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  4. 4.  Where are you going?  Upward?  Lateral ?  Staying where you are?  Consulting? Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  5. 5.  Generalist  Specialist:  Events  Grants  Planned Giving  Major Gifts Another Option: Consulting Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  6. 6. How do you think of your development position? Does it make a difference? Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  7. 7.  Have you set goals?  Are they SMART?  Are you meeting your goals? Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  8. 8. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity  No room for growth  No support  Frustration  Wrong match  Ethical dilemmas
  9. 9.  Ethics  Professionalism  Ability to Build Relationships  Planning Skills  Passion for the Mission Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  10. 10.  Hierarchy of Interests  Donor  Organization  Self-interest Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  11. 11.  Courses  Publications  Workshops  Webinars Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  12. 12.  Code of Ethics  Standards of Professional Practice  Donor Bill of Rights  Standards of Excellence Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  13. 13.  Mission  Motivation  Management by Walking Around Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  14. 14.  Board  Management  Staff Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  15. 15.  Serving on Boards  Volunteering  Being a Donor Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  16. 16.  ACT professional  TALK professional  LOOK professional  THINK professional Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  17. 17.  Put your energy into strengthening yourself, not getting to the “tallest tree”  Learn to survive in an harsh environment  Leave enough space between you and the “other trees.” Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  18. 18.  Organizational Goals are important  Career Goals are important too Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  19. 19. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  20. 20. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  21. 21. Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  22. 22.  The magic mingling of:  A grateful recipient  A joyful giver  An artful asker  Doug Lawson Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  23. 23.  Contact Linda to find out about:  The Virtual Consultant  Consultant to the Consultant  Book Discount; 15% discount  Use code linda2014books at CharityChannel.com or LindaLysakowski.com Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
  24. 24.  www.LindaLysakowski.com  Follow me: Linda Lysakowski, LLC @LLysakowskiLLC Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity

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