Qualified Job Candidates – Dave the Development Director

Dave says, “I have some great candidates for the Development Manager role. Three have several years of experience in development and the fourth has a masters degree in Nonprofit Fundraising.” Wendy replies “What about Hunter?” Dave asks, “The son of our board chair with no experience and a liberal arts degree?”  Wendy replies, “I hear

By |2018-10-30T23:29:25+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Comics|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Fundraising Ideas – Dave the Development Director

"Dave, in our weekly staff meeting, our programs team came up with these 37 ideas for fundraising," Phil says. Dave reads the report, "Number 4, educate more and ask less. Number 13, use more facts and statistics." Phil remarks, "I think Number 27 is the best." "Ask the Gates Foundation for a grant."

By |2018-07-02T18:01:27+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Comics|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hunter Interview – Dave the Development Director

Dave asks, "Why do you want to work at a nonprofit?" Hunter replies, "I have extensive experience raising funds." "What experience?" Dave asks. "I did a Go Fund Me for a missions trip to Africa." Hunter replies. Dave asks, "What did you do in Africa?" Hunter says, "I changed a kid's life by giving

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Telemarketing – Dave the Development Director

"Hey Dave, we had one complaint about your telemarketing campaign. Can you cancel that?" said Nixon, the Customer Service Manager. Dave replies, "That's $200,000 of our annual revenue." "It's bothering our donors, Dave. Just ask a major donor to give $200,000." Nixon responds. Nixon walks away thinking "I'm good at this fundraising thing."

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Rewrite Fundraising Letter – Dave the Development Director

"Dave, I need you to rewrite this fundraising letter and remove all of the language that makes us look like we need the donor's money," said Wendy, the Executive Director. Dave replies, "We'll lose donations doing that." "I also need you to raise 10% more than your goal, thanks." Wendy responds.

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