Good causes don't sell themselves and even the best causes need the financial support of individuals, organizations and governments to keep going. Improve the world by helping cause driven organizations raise the money they need to support their activities.
Malika Salih is a quiet woman, but when she speaks, her words are chosen wisely and spoken with so much passion that it stuns you.
Over the next couple of months we (Laura Champion and JJ Sandler) would like to engage you in a discussion among fundraisers at different career levels about the experiences of new fundraisers.
Mistakes will be made. I have to keep reminding myself of that as I enter this new career.
The Goldie Company, a fundraising consulting firm who is the largest donor of our scholarship fund have interviewed our grads who have received the Kevin Allen Scholarship for Student Excellence in Fundraising. Here are the articles about what motivated these alumnae to enroll in fundraising, and their successes since graduating.
On the donation form where it says "I would like to direct my gift to" click the arrow, select 'other' and in the field add "Kevin Allen Fundraising Excellence"
As a fundraiser you are constantly involved in your community. You are working with citizens and organizations to reach common goals. These articles by and about our fundraising students and alumni highlight the work that our students and alumni are doing in their communities and provide insight into what future fundraisers may be able to expect as they get started in their careers.