Executive Directors and Fundraising – What’s Your Role? is a FREE course courtesy of AskingMatters
1 Lesson / 62 Minutes / FREE
About this session
“We want you out there 80% of the time!” Sound familiar? A lot of boards are foisting the fundraising onto their ED’s without understanding the reality. 80% is impossible, but how much time should an ED spend? And how?
Whether you’re an ED, a director of development working for one, or a board chair managing one, this webinar will clarify roles, relationships and expectations. You’ll walk away understanding how the ED:
- Serves as the chief fundraiser without it all falling on his/her shoulders
- Manages up to the board to ensure board members are active fundraisers and the development committee is overseeing resource development strategically
- Sets realistic expectations for fundraising staff
- Is properly trained to serve as a frontline donor cultivator and solicitor
Brian’s been an executive director twice – once as the sole fundraiser and once with a fundraising staff of four – so he gets it.