the Steward - Volume 10 No 2 - (Page 1)
VOLUME 10 * NUMBER 2 * FALL 2015
The AFP Foundations
are focused on three
of the calls to action in
Study: 1) embracing
2) setting realistic
goals for development
and 3) sharing
Calls to Action are
priorities for your
organization if you
are a fundraiser or
your clients if you are
a consultant? See the
list on page 2.
Post your response
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and LinkedIn networks.
Investing Pays Big Dividends for
he UnderDeveloped Study (2013), completed by CompassPoint
Nonprofit Services and the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund,
reinforces what many fundraisers know intuitively-that fundamental
changes are needed in the way nonprofit organizations lead and support
Current challenges across the sector call for a shift in culture to
exhibit an understanding that fundraising is a shared responsibility of the
organization's board and staff working together
to create a structure that will support successful
fundraising. An integrated development approach
that deeply values integrity and donor relations is
imperative for future growth, sustainability and
the far-reaching impact of charitable giving on
Building the development capacity of an
organization requires an investment in leadership at
both board and staff levels, as well as the right tools
to do the job. These are essential factors in day-today performance and are the critical determinants
of sustainability. The UnderDeveloped Study reports
that fundraising executives overwhelmingly agree
board engagement in fundraising is sorely lacking.
"An integrated development approach
Susan Earl Hosbach, CFRE, chief development
that deeply values integrity and
officer at Adventure Science Center in Nashville,
Tenn., reflects on her experience in the first year
donor relations is imperative for
of her term as Chair of the AFP Foundation for
future growth, sustainability and the
Philanthropy, "Like so many other organizations
far-reaching impact of charitable
in the nonprofit sector, our foundation is
giving on society."
experiencing a high level of growth and change.
During the past year, we have invested heavily in
resource development. Our fundraising plan and goals serve as our "GPS" to measure our overall
performance, fully engage our board, and most importantly, intensify our meaningful engagement
with current and prospective donors."
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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S
The Voice of
Curtis C. Deane,
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