Get Your Board to Raise Funds
Why should your board be actively involved in your fundraising? How do you make that happen? Get answers and practical tips about how you can get your board to give and get money for your organization.
Darian Rodriguez Heyman is the editor of Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals (2011), which includes practical tips and tools from 50 recognized experts across 35 topics. In addition to being a public speaker and consultant on strategy, messaging, and fundraising for nonprofits and green economy organizations, he recently launched a nationwide Social Media for Nonprofits conference series and his Advancing Social Impact blog on the Skoll Foundation’s Social Edge. After five years of service, Darian recently stepped down as Executive Director of Craigslist Foundation, where he helped launch its Nonprofit Boot Camp, the Environmental Nonprofit Network, and the Next Generation Leadership Forum. Heyman previously served as a Commissioner for the Environment for the City and County of San Francisco. Read more.
Ann W. Lehman, Planning and Policy Specialist and President at Zimmerman Lehman, has worked in the public interest arena for more than 25 years. She is co-author of Boards That Love Fundraising: A How-To Guide For Your Board (2004) and The Effective Nonprofit Board: Responsibilities and Recruitment (2005), and ZimNotes, an e-newsletter for nonprofits. Ann has taught workshops in such areas as board responsibilities and recruitment, strategic planning, leadership, advocacy, human rights, and prevention of sexual harassment. She received her B.A. from Rutgers University in and J.D. form Northwestern School of Law in Portland, OR. Read more.