November 14, 2019

Don’t Fundraise Alone: Get Your Board Involved

I help nonprofit leaders to lead with vision, not fear.


What role does fear play?


Fear says, “I can’t change my board.”


How about a vision?


Vision says, “My board wants to grow, and I’d be remiss not to show them how they’ll win when they get involved in raising funds.”


So, using your vision, how will you engage your board in resource development? 

Chapters of Don’t Fundraise Alone: Get Your Board Involved

0:00 All alone and tired?

0:23 Your board, your leaders

0:45 Vision: What do you want?

1:25 Vision: What’s your board’s vision?

1:51 Get it in writing, make a creed

2:13 An example creed

2:25 You can do it!

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Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis provides customized advising and coaching around nonprofit strategy and board development. People leaders hire her to bring clarity to sticky situations, break through barriers that seem insurmountable, and align people for better futures. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.


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