There was a really interesting article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy recently about a Los Angeles nonprofit for aging Hollywood actors that was in danger of closing its doors but is now raising hundreds of millions of dollars. It’s a rags to riches story that demonstrates how nonprofit leaders who embrace change when change is necessary can completely transform an organization.
As any nonprofit leader will tell you, fundraising is not getting any easier. As we continue to slug along in a difficult economic environment, I’d like to outline a new vision for how the nonprofit sector receives funding. Fundraising in its current form just doesn’t work anymore. Indeed