When is the last time you considered your nonprofit’s mission statement? Jim Weber says one of the keys to good leadership is a clear statement. Here he explores the opportunities for repositioning your cause to increase your funding. Read more
According to Rita Marigliani, fundraising leadership isn’t just about management. At a more evolved level, it encompasses the ability to mobilise others to create new solutions. Melanie King reports. Read more
In assessing the state of nonprofit leadership, self-professed change agent Kitty Hilton says embracing fundraising and fundraisers – and disruption – must be at the core of all management strategy. Read more
All fundraisers are devoted to their causes and keen to make a difference. Here, however, in no particular order, is our selection of fundraising movers and shakers who we believe are not only going above and beyond but we can all learn from. F&P Editor Lise Taylor reports. Read more
Encouraging his staff to take informed risks underlies much of the leadership ethos of Guide Dogs SA/NT’s Andrew Sabatino says F&P Editor Lise Taylor. Read more
Rick Sillett shares some of the fundraising leadership truths he has discovered through nearly 30 years of working in the sector. Read more
With the not-for-profit sector in flux, Peter Dalton argues that there’s never been a more critical time for fundraisers to lead through change, and get their organisations singing from the same fundraising song-sheet.
Carmel Molloy and Kelly Beaumont explain how sustained and structured collaboration between leaders of nonprofit organisations makes it possible to draw on each other’s unique strengths to deliver practical, innovative solutions that drive social change.
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Patrick Cameron asked the CEOs of leading disability organisations how they are steering their ships through the challenges that have been created by the NDIS. Read more
Meet the fundraisers nominated as movers and shakers by F&P readers, who are lighting the way at their organisations – and sector wide. Read more
Dr Daniel McDiarmid outlines the ways not-for-profit organisations can minimise the risk from a change of leader during a fundraising campaign. Read more
Having fundraising as a key focus has helped WWF-Australia’s chief executive officer Dermot O’Gorman lead the organisation into greener pastures, Liz Henderson discovers. Read more
Justine Curtis tells Liz Henderson about the path that led to her becoming founder and CEO of Inspired Adventures and shares the developments she has seen in the charity challenge space in 10 years. Read more
Liz Henderson discovers the childhood ambition behind Alex Struthers receiving 2015’s Young Fundraiser of the Year award. Read more
Lesley Ray shares with Liz Henderson her personal inspirations and fundraising ideas gleaned through 25 years in the field that have culminated in her being named the 2015 Fundraising Institute Australia Fundraiser of the Year. Read more
Emotional intelligence is a ‘soft skill’ but Justina Mutale argues that it creates a strong foundation for effectiveness in charity leadership. Read more
David Knowles suggests three areas where nonprofit leaders should focus attention at a time when supporters are becoming investors who expect proof of their impact and a stake in results. Read more
Geraldine Kilbride outlines the ten main pitfalls that charity leaders must avoid to steer their organisation on the path to success.
You still have until midnight EST on August 15 to nominate someone you admire for a Westpac Community Leaders Award. Liz Henderson gives the details. Read more
Sharing wisdom gained from both leading a movement towards more sustainable living and his efforts to pioneer a radical new nonprofit funding model, Malcolm Rands tells Liz Henderson his views on the skills and traits of successful leaders. Read more