The Tin Cup Syndrome – standing by the side of the road looking pitiful, hoping someone will respond.
When fundraising feels like this, no wonder board members (and staff, and friends) shy away!
What would it take to turn it around?
To help our board members (and ourselves, to be honest) to see fundraising as an offering – to the giver?
To see the value we provide, not only to our clients and our communities, but to our donors…and how we help them fulfill their commitment to be the kind of person who leaves the world a better place?