Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE
www.LindaLysakowski.com
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
My introduction
to development:
You mean people
get paid to ask for
money?
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring ph...
 How did you get into development?
 Held another position in a nonprofit
 Came from the for-profit world
 Volunteered ...
 Where are you going?
 Upward?
 Lateral ?
 Staying where you are?
 Consulting?
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to ins...
 Generalist
 Specialist:
 Events
 Grants
 Planned Giving
 Major Gifts
Another Option: Consulting
Linda Lysakowski.c...
How do you think of your
development position?
Does it make a difference?
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring phi...
 Have you set goals?
 Are they SMART?
 Are you meeting your
goals?
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philant...
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
 No room for growth
 No support
 Frustration
...
 Ethics
 Professionalism
 Ability to Build Relationships
 Planning Skills
 Passion for the Mission
Linda Lysakowski.c...
 Hierarchy of Interests
 Donor
 Organization
 Self-interest
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy ...
 Courses
 Publications
 Workshops
 Webinars
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
 Code of Ethics
 Standards of Professional
Practice
 Donor Bill of Rights
 Standards of Excellence
Linda Lysakowski.co...
 Mission
 Motivation
 Management by Walking
Around
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creati...
 Board
 Management
 Staff
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
 Serving on
Boards
 Volunteering
 Being a Donor
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
 ACT professional
 TALK professional
 LOOK professional
 THINK professional
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiri...
 Put your energy into
strengthening
yourself, not getting
to the “tallest tree”
 Learn to survive in an
harsh environmen...
 Organizational Goals are important
 Career Goals are important too
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philant...
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
Linda Lysakowski.com: Dedicated to inspiring philanthropy and creativity
 The magic mingling of:
 A grateful recipient
 A joyful giver
 An artful asker
 Doug Lawson
Linda Lysakowski.com: Ded...
 Contact Linda to find out about:
 The Virtual Consultant
 Consultant to the Consultant
 Book Discount; 15% discount
...
 www.LindaLysakowski.com
 Follow me:
Linda Lysakowski, LLC
@LLysakowskiLLC
Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE
Linda Lysakowski.com:...
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A slide show about how to enter into the career of fundraising and what is involved. Based on my book of the same name. For more info, check my website www.LindaLysakowski.com. Questions? Email me at Linda@LindaLysakowski.com

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  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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