You’ve heard of the five stages of grief by Dr. Kubler-Ross: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Since the ‘60s, this model has stood the test of time. While it correctly identifies grief, it can also be applied in the nonprofit world in a surprising way.
Board members often struggle with fundraising at first. And just like the stages of grief, members can go through the stages in any order or skip others. By understanding these stages and how they apply to board member fundraising, you’ll be able to better help them get to the stage of acceptance.
To find out more about how these stages apply to board fundraising, click the article linked below.
The Five Stages of Nonprofit Board Fundraising [Nonprofit Consultant Blog]