Fundraising Talent Strategy in 2018 and Beyond

For some not-for-profits, fundraising professionals are considered the lifeblood of the organization, and the loss of key talent could mean a loss of momentum and/ or continuity in donor relationships. In developing a fundraising talent strategy for this year and beyond, organizations should consider proactive strategies to attract and retain high-performing and high-potential professionals, while also enhancing the capabilities of existing staff.

As the saying goes, you need money to have a mission. Whether through in-kind donations or the receipt of funds from public or private sources, most not-for-profit organizations rely to some degree on philanthropy to obtain the funds needed to sustain their mission.

For some not-for-profits, the fundraising professionals vital to this process are considered the lifeblood of the organization, and the loss of key talent could mean a loss of momentum and/ or continuity in donor relationships.

In developing a fundraising talent strategy for this year and beyond, consider proactive strategies to attract and retain high-performing and high-potential professionals, while also enhancing the capabilities of existing staff.

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