Trust and accountability are a critical in the nonprofit sector. In this column we encourage nonprofits to sustain trust by being transparent about how funds are utilized.
We’re back to complete our two-part interview with Toni Brown, principal and CEO of The Brown Wynn Agency.
Special events play an important role in the life of many nonprofits. These are an opportunity to bring people together in support of a common cause, extend your brand, engage new and continuing donors, create a memorable experience, and most importantly raise money. To help you take your event to the next level we asked a few questions of Toni Brown, a talented and highly experienced special events producer and co-founder of The Brown Wynn Agency in New York. Saad&Shaw: Let’s start with the bottom-line question: Does hiring a special events manager guarantee that your event will be successful? Toni Brown: There really are no guarantees when it comes to events. Many factors including, competing events, poor past performance, severe weather, and local emergencies can affect the outcome of a […]
Fundraising is a distinguished profession, with standards, training and ethics. In this column, we address the misconception of equating fundraising with begging.