On Board: Balancing the Annual Campaign
and Endowment Building

By Michael Rubinoriginally published in HaYidion Magazine, October 2018 My experience is that one can actually help the other. Many sophisticated donors actually like the idea of being asked to give to short-term operating needs and the long-term picture through endowment. The key is knowing the giving history and likes/dislikes of the potential donor, making an appointment to see that …

Dare to Utter the “S” Word!

Whether our public radio stations have been around for some years or are relative “newbies,” one thing is certain: we all must raise money to remain vibrant and relevant. And simply “raising money” is one thing; building relationships with major donors to eventually yield “leadership gifts” is quite another. Public radio stations should have success with major and transformational gifts …