Friendraising: Community Engagement Strategies for Boards Who Hate Fundraising But Love Making Friends
If Your Board Members Hate Fundraising, They Will LOVE FriendRaising!
Do you wish your organization had an Army of Friends? Friends will support your mission in every way imaginable - volunteering, advising, making connections, finding speaking opportunities, and yes, even giving money. And FriendRaising is an activity board members will love!
Once you engage the whole co...more
Hildy Gottlieb thinks that's what it should mean. Very few of us find it a thrill to ask people for money (and they are mostly on staff, not on the Board). But many of us like to:
* Learn more about how our favorite organization changes lives
* Have coffee with a friend and catch up on what we're doing
* Write a letter to the editor
* Interview a local leader about community needs
* Have a party!
These are not frills. Each of these enjoy ...more