I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen a nonprofit plunge head-first into a capital campaign.
Here’s the scenario: A capital campaign gets fast tracked to start. Great, right? Well, no feasibility study has been performed. An astronomically high goal is set, because, hey, why not? This is a great organization, right? The board of directors is totally gung-ho, but they’re hand’s off. The CEO thinks it’s a great idea, but is also hand’s off. Everybody is on board except …
You guessed it. The Development Team.
Have you ever felt as if you were thrown under the bus...Read more