What’s “free” isn’t really “free”

Many professional associations and some fundraising consultancies have been offering free professional development during the current public health crisis. For that, we should all be grateful. There’s been a lot to learn about how to … Read More

Upcoming webinar

If you are a small non-profit, and you think that grants are all you need to fund your organization, then my upcoming webinar is not for you. What I can tell you is to look … Read More

In it for the long haul

The world as we know it has changed so dramatically, I hardly recognize it anymore. My skin crawls every time I walk into the grocery store. I cringe when I think about picking up the … Read More

Grants management: outsource, or in-house?

I was asked recently whether I would handle grants management as part of my functions as a grants consultant. I have always shied away from taking part in this (essential but distinct) aspect of grants … Read More

Firing on All Cylinders

If you’ve ever had the feeling when all the cylinders were firing, all the pieces were falling into place, and all the right people were JUST where you needed them to be RIGHT when you … Read More

Will I see you in DC?

I am part of a 3-person panel speaking at the Grant Professional Association National Conference. Look for us in DC on November 8! Our session, The Theory of Evolution: Planning for growth and sustainability in … Read More

Milestone achieved!

I am proud to report that I have just earned by CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) designation!  A voluntary credential that is recognized worldwide, the CFRE signifies a confident, ethical fundraising professional. In 2017, the American National … Read More