A recent study on fundraising and the high turnover rate of nonprofit development officers reveals much about relationships between nonprofit staff. The data reflected in the article linked below shows that human resources concerns—even keeping the peace—are as important to nonprofits as fundraising itself.
What’s more, the responses of chief executives and their nonprofit’s top fundraisers show a clear strategic disconnect about how best to spend their time in the development office. It seems that thanking donors, marketing and time spent asking for money are all bones of contention.
Examine the results for yourself by clicking on the nonprofit fundraising article below.
Senior Fundraisers and CEO’s Don’t See Eye to Eye [Chronicle of Philanthropy]