"There are two ‘i’s’ in Fundraising – they should stand for inspiration and innovation, not imitation and irritation."

--Ken Burnett

Fundraising today isn't just about asking for and receiving financial gifts. It's about building relationships and finding alignment between your donors' personal values and your mission. Fundraisers have a special privilege of helping donors realize dreams they have for change in the world. 

There are many factors that influence philanthropy and the non-profit sector and this collection of blogs looks at issues that help or hinder fundraising success.



Barbara does exceptional work to help an organization develop strategies to enhance its ability to raise funds. She also provides the skills to support the implementation of those strategies that produces results.
— Lynne D. Filderman, Social Innovation Consultant, Former Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, America’s Charities