Why You Should Stop Asking Your Board to Fundraise and Why Donors Rock

What?! Yes, this might sound contradicting. (Well, the  advice to stop asking your board to fundraise, not the rocking donors!).

When Sarah Olivieri first mentioned this I told her she had to explain, and that she did.

Why might you ask your board members to stop fundraising? Well, she will point that out in the podcast, but it will take your mind for a little ride.

Wink-wink: Maybe you should create a fundraising committee with other people that are dedicated to fundraising so your board can focus on guiding the nonprofit…

That’s just one thought process to think about in this discussion! Here’s a look at…

What We Discuss About Why You Should Stop Asking Your Board to Fundraise

  • Why Donors Rock 
  • Why board members are more than fundraisers
  • Why Donors love to give to unrestricted funding
  • How to get the first 150 Donors
  • Why you might not need a CRM or social media
  • Where to find donors
  • How to model the weight loss advertisements for fundraising

About Sarah Olivieri

Stop Asking Your Board to Fundraise

Sara Olivieri shares why you should stop asking your board to fundraise and instead have them guide the nonprofit.

Sarah Olivieri is a nonprofit business strategist, #1 International Best Selling author, and former Executive Director. She has been featured on over 30 podcasts and is the creator of the Impact Method™ – a framework that helps nonprofits simplify their operations, build aligned teams, and make a bigger impact without getting overwhelmed or burning out.

Sarah received her BA from the University of Chicago with a focus on globalization and its effect on marginalized cultures, and holds a master’s degree in Humanistic and Multicultural Education from SUNY New Paltz.

Sarah has over 15 years of nonprofit leadership experience. She was the co-founder of the Open Center for Autism, the Executive Director of the Helping of War Foundation, and co-author of Lesson Plan a la Carte: Integrated Planning for Students with Special Needs.

As the founder and heart behind PivotGround, Sarah helps nonprofits make a big impact with relative ease.

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Related Links:

  • Ep. #117: Learn How To Pivot Your Nonprofit’s Operations with Sarah Olivieri. Click here
  • Ep. #174: How to Conduct Meaningful Conversations for Effective Nonprofit Strategic Planning. Click here
  • Ep. #177: 8 Expert Tips For Raising $10,000+ in a Nonprofit Facebook Fundraiser. Click here
  • Ep. #70. Why Blueprints Organize Your Nonprofit Strategies with Sarah Olivieri. Click here
  • Ep. #164: How to Get Rid of Boring SWOT Analysis and Revive Your Strategic Planning. Click here