Category Archives: Fundraising Information

Paying On A Percentage Is Bad For Agencies Too

What It Is: Asking a development consultant or grant writer to work for a percentage of the grant award or campaign, usually in lieu of an hourly salary or fee for service. Here is a link to a position paper about the issue by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and frankly, they say it better… Read More »

Claim Your GuideStar Page!

One of the largest banks in the country called the agency I worked for to ask a quick question about one of our programs. The bank’s foundation wanted to give us a large grant from a donor-advised fund. The foundation representative commended us on our transparency on our GuideStar page. Said it was one of… Read More »