Articles

Check out these articles by Cause Effective staff:

 

Charting The Right Course: Tips for the New Board Chair

- A change in board leadership is an ideal time to remove low performers from the board without their losing face.

 

Beyond Selling Tables: Moving Your Board to a Year-Round Fundraising Model

- Strategies to broaden board members' willingness — and courage — to step beyond the event circle to engage prospective donors throughout the year.

 

From Desperation to Opportunity: Building a Diverse Donor Base from the Ground Up

- Steps to begin diversifying fundraising away from over-reliance on government support.

 

Board Fundraising: Setting the Stage for Success

- How a board fundraising plan can motivate board members to step up to the plate.

 

Shaping Our Future: Fundraising Evaluation to Build Capacity and Involvement

- Evaluation strategies that build collective ownership over fundraising.

 

The Voluntary Shift: Responding to 30 Years of Shrinking Leisure Time

- Adapting successfully to the reality of fundraising volunteers' availability.