So you think you hate fundraising… now what?

So you think you hate fundraising… now what?

I love fundraising. People think I'm crazy for it. Most of my clients contact me because they know they need to beef up their fundraising program, but they either think they can't do it themselves or they don't want to do it themselves. If you fall into this category, I'm here to tell you... You absolutely CAN fundraise and will likely be surprised to find out that it's quite fun. If you are nervous or plain petrified of fundraising, here are a few things to keep in mind: 1. Fundraising is NOT about…Read more
Fundraising Day Wisconsin – don’t miss it! I’m serious.

Fundraising Day Wisconsin – don’t miss it! I’m serious.

Summer is definitely my favorite time of year. Life is a little more sunny, laid back, and I'm one of those rare people who bask in humidity. It's also the time of year for Fundraising Day Wisconsin - honestly one of my favorite professional events. This one-day┬áconference is a partnership between the Madison and Milwaukee AFP chapters. I attended my first one in 2016 and it far exceeded my expectations. I was impressed that my consulting hero, Gail Perry was the keynote speaker. Penelope Burke, Rachel Muir, and so many other nationally-recognized, phenomenal…Read more