Portrait of a Fundraising Nonprofit Board Member

Maybe that headline threw you. Allow us a moment to explain: if your nonprofit’s board members are like most, they shirk fundraising. Asking for money is deeply uncomfortable for many of your nonprofit supporters, particularly the board members. But a board full of fundraisers is better for your nonprofit than a board full of planners, ambassadors, financiers or anything else.

You can coax the fundraiser out of every board member by teaching each to bring in funds indirectly. You’ll be surprised and energized by the unusual—but highly effective—ways board members can raise money without ever asking for it. Keep clicking for nine creative ways to turn each board member into a lucrative fundraiser.

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