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The Balance of Power between Boards and Executive Directors: How to Share Authority

Apr
28

by Karen Perry-Weinstat

by Guest Blogger, Katherine DeFoyd, Growth for Good What constitutes a healthy relationship between an executive director and a board of directors? How can organizations strike a healthy balance of power?  Most successful executive directors are entrepreneurial self-starters. They are mavericks. These characteristics inspire them to provide services to the world that the free market […]

Top 10 Secrets of an Event Production Specialist

Apr
28

by Karen Perry-Weinstat

Chris Lipari, is the founder and owner of Lipari Production Group, a team of event specialists providing production and consultation services. LPG has produced events ranging from large star-studded benefits to “K9K” walks across the Brooklyn Bridge. Chris shares with Event Journal his top 10 “insider secrets” for successful fundraising events. These tips resonate with […]

Tap into New Donors via Special Events

Apr
1

by Karen Perry-Weinstat

When planning a fundraising event, it is easy to get buried in the details, of which there are many. But remember that an event is more than “just” an event. It is an opportunity to tap into hundreds of new donors. If you hyper-focus only on the event details and think only about existing donors, […]