AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

6 Things The Olympics And Fundraising Have In Common

posted Friday, August 5, 2016 by Katie Hop

Hearing the Olympic theme music on a daily basis throughout the summer and winter every few years always brings a smile to my face.

For those of us involved with the nonprofit world on a daily basis, it is easy to draw quite a few similarities out of this once every two and four years event.

Here are just a few that come to mind: 

1. Measurement Reigns Supreme
2. Tradition Shouldn’t Stifle Innovation
3. Cyclical Nature Controls Overall Timing
4. Heroes Make a Huge Difference
5. Best Practices Emerge Slowly
6. We Have Problems To Overcome, and That’s Okay

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