https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYf9VW3Vzqk&list=PL9mtQ5X41oSgBJRGSuG7TmlYjOCOjIGkM&index=6 Why Shift from Transactional to Transformational Fundraising? Do you want a robust and healthy collection of donors who support your organization’s mission? When you shift from Transactional to Transformational Fundraising, your agency will be on a … [Read more...] about Shifting from Transactional to Transformational Fundraising
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89V3oIjTSyw&list=PL9mtQ5X41oSgBJRGSuG7TmlYjOCOjIGkM&index=5 The importance of Strategic Planning A Strategic Planning process is a tremendous opportunity to create the invented, generative and bold future you desire—including a Culture of Philanthropy. When organizational leaders pause and begin to create a … [Read more...] about Strategic Planning and How it Can Support a Culture of Philanthropy
How to Engineer a Culture of Philanthropy I’ve been asked a number of times about the difficulty in making culture change. It seems so abstract! How can you actually change the culture? In my book, Choose Abundance, I suggest that if you want to engineer a Culture of Philanthropy you have to first identify what your current default culture is. … [Read more...] about Is it Possible to Actually Engineer a Culture of Philanthropy?
https://youtu.be/WGpi3rE9R9I As an organizational leader, you are a superhero. You likely step up, step in, and lean in! You take actions and build systems and structures that help deliver your mission. Maybe you’ve heard of the concept of a Culture of Philanthropy and you’d love to make it a reality in your organization! You’ve been trying … [Read more...] about Language and Culture Change: Mindset – Your Superpower
https://youtu.be/m4nvbrYPG7M As we explore this idea of a Culture of Philanthropy, it’s important to talk about exactly what we mean when we say the word ‘philanthropy’. What comes to mind for many is the notion of the 1% - super wealthy individuals. While individuals with an abundance of money are welcome to be part of the philanthropic party, … [Read more...] about What do we mean by Philanthropy?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd4lm5uurKU&list=PL9mtQ5X41oSgBJRGSuG7TmlYjOCOjIGkM What if there was an instruction manual for building a Culture of Philanthropy? What if you could remove the blocks your organization encounters in fund-raising and community engagement? For two decades now, the team at Rainmaker has teamed up with many … [Read more...] about Breaking News at Rainmaker Consulting
This week, we’ve shared 3 blogs in 3 days outlining Three EASY to Achieve Culture of Philanthropy Goals That You Can Take On for 2021. Using the Robert Gass Wheel of Change, we have already explored two of the three domains: Hearts & Minds and Structures. Today we dig into Behavior. Behavior is what we do. All of us can take on behaviors … [Read more...] about Behavior to Build a Culture of Philanthropy: Our third in the series of Three Easy-to-Achieve Culture of Philanthropy Goals for 2021.
Goal #2, Structures: A reminder of what we discussed yesterday: Culture change, according to Robert Gass of the Social Transformation Project is about three different domains illustrated in his model, Wheel of Change; Structures, Behaviors, and Hearts & Minds. You will not make any ground creating a Culture of Philanthropy without addressing … [Read more...] about Structures to build a Culture of Philanthropy, our second in the series of Three Easy-To-Achieve Culture of Philanthropy Goals for 2021.
Goal #1, Hearts and Minds: At Rainmaker Consulting, we help organizations build a Culture of Philanthropy. However, if you simply want to kick off the year with actions that get you started on either building a new Culture of Philanthropy or advancing an existing one, here are three EASY goals that will help you. Stay tuned as we share two … [Read more...] about Three Easy-To-Achieve Culture of Philanthropy Goals for 2021(a three-part series)
As a crazy year ends, many of us are ready to draw a line in the sand, say adios to 2020 and let bygones be bygones. However, we’d be missing a great opportunity at our organizations if we simply walked away from 2020 without looking back and intentionally extracting nuggets of insight and possibility. And since we don’t exactly know what 2021 … [Read more...] about Welcome 2021: first a look back to see what was possible with what was ‘seemingly’ impossible!