Category Archives: Fundraising

Richard Weiland & Cincinnati Museum Center

When I joined Cincinnati Museum Center in 1999, Dick had been hired just the year prior. When I first met him, I was amazed this person was the highly effective lobbyist which was described to me. He was not slickly dressed, he was sort of rumpled! He didn’t drive a luxury vehicle but an older car

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Do away with minimum contributions for nonprofit board members!

Paying directors more is being advanced in the corporate sector. NGOs often require trustees to “pay” with minimum contribution levels and the more elite the NGO the higher the expected contribution. This results in trustees with less experience in changing organizations and very large boards to increase the number of director level philanthropic gifts. It

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