Sun.Feb 12, 2017

Do I Have A Job For You!

Wild Woman Fundraising

When I became a fundraiser back in 1997 the professional landscape looked quite different. Recruiters worked mainly with senior individuals. Even after five years of fundraising experience I was still too junior to be taken seriously by recruiters.

When All Else Fails: Merge

The Agitator

The general inability of large organizations to face change and flexibly deal with it hit home with this recent headline in Toronto’s Globe and Mail : Donation drop forces merger of Canada’s largest cancer charities , The merger of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) was triggered by revenue decline of 16% at the CCS and 33% at the CBCF. Both charities had begun to eat heavily into their reserves.