Leadership Keys




Fundraising is very important to the sustainability of most non-profit organizations. As noted in an earlier series: No money, no mission.  In this post, Leah Lamb offers insight into successfully conducting campaigns.  She explores these in the context of earlier posts in this Your Outcomes Well series.  Going the wrong way, as a fundraiser seeks to raise funds the right way, can block a non-profit’s success.


Leah Lamb

In this Series I’ve tried to offer some insight into an area I’ve worked in for many years: Fundraising. As important as knowing what to do, to be a successful fundraiser, is also knowing what not to do. Routinely making mistakes or falling into traps are signs of an ineffectual fundraising operation.

Read More Fundraising 201: Avoiding Traps, Achieving Success

Non-profit fundraising

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.

Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure”.

Marianne Williamson (Our Greatest Fear)

powerful beyond measure

Immeasurable power, not inadequacy

If you take ALL the right pre-launch steps in starting a non-profit, your passion with have a powerful impact!   It will not be inadequate.  But you must take these steps . . . and know what to do in the early years of your organization too.

The success of your 501(c)3 will be a function of much more than the depth of your passion!

  • One risks inadequacy if they are simply passionate, but lack funds, a solid plan, or haven’t done their due diligence.

Read More Leadership Keys (‘Beyond Measure’ Power)

Leadership Keys