Tony Poderis on the fundraising responsibilities of trustees

first_img  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Trustees “should not expect, or demand, that others do what is their job”, he argues. Tagged with: Management About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 21 September 2004 | Newscenter_img American fundraising consultant Tony Poderis believes that an organisation’s trustees must take responsibility for fundraising “by giving and getting most of the money” that the organisation requires.Tony expands on his argument in the latest article on his long-running and advice-packed Web site raise-funds.com. He asks the question “Who Should Raise The MoneyFrom Within Your Organisation?” In short, it is the trustees, and not just the salaried fundraisers.He asks the question because “in recent years I have seen more and more non-profit organisations place the burden for fundraising gift solicitation on the shoulders of executive directors and development staff.” This has lead many of these organisations to experience “many serious and damaging consequences”, in his view. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tony Poderis on the fundraising responsibilities of trusteeslast_img