Dave Sternberg is a fundraising professional and trainer to organizations on fundraising, board development, and organizational strength. As a Partner of Loring, Sternberg, and Associations, he provides counsel to educational foundations, social service organizations, higher education, children's groups, membership organizations, and others. He is a member of the faculty at The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University's Fund Raising School and a Governance Consultant for BoardSource.
Dave authored the second edition of Fearless Fundraising for Nonprofit Boards. He is a frequent trainer and speaker on the subject. Dave helped author a training course in partnership with BoardSource called Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising. In this interview, Dave discusses in detail some of the training methods and tactics for building a powerful board of directors, and becoming a highly functioning fund raising organization.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SHOW:
In this interview, we discuss:
- How to raise money the right way.
- How to attract board members that are engaged and active fundraisers.
- Why the board of directors is the most important element of any organization.
- How to identify strong leaders and build a strong board of directors from scratch.
- Examples of the best practices from highly efficient nonprofit organizations.
THOUGHT OF THE DAY:
"The one constant among the most effective nonprofit organizations is a strategically assembled, accountable board of directors who are engaged, making donations, and raising money"
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW:
- Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Fund Raising School
- BoardSource for board many important development resources.
- Annenberg Alchemy program in Los Angeles.
- Fearless Fundraising for Nonprofit Boards book by Dave Sternberg.
- Loring, Sternberg & Associates to learn more and contact Dave.
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