Why Don’t Our Nonprofits Look Like Our Communities?

Track: Strategic Management

Session Number: 2130
Date: Sat, Aug 3rd, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Room: Grand Sonoran C-D

Description:

For the last 20 years there has been alarm over the lack of diversity in American nonprofits. Many articles and conferences but few actual solutions. Even less talked about is diversity amongst donors. The answer to the nonprofit world's diversity crisis is simple: Prospect Research. This session will help you challenge the notion that all major donors are old white men. We will talk about the crisis and how directly Prospect Research can be pivotal in solving it.
Session Type: Breakout Session (60min)

Primary Competency: RM:Competency 15: General Fundraising
Secondary Competency: RM:Competency 14: Institutional Knowledge
Tertiary Competency: RM:Competency 6: Prospect Strategy
Intended Audience Level: Level II
Recommended Prerequisites: A desire to have your nonprofit reflect your community at every level
Learning Objective #1: Identify where your nonprofit stands around issues of diversity and inclusion
Attendees will be able to analyze the diversity of their Board, Staff, and Donors
Attendees will be familiar with actual methods to identify diverse prospects and Boar
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will be able to "sell" this initiative to development and institutional leadership
Shop Size: Small, Mid-Size/Large, All Shop Sizes
Session Type: Breakout Session (60min)

Primary Competency: RM:Competency 15: General Fundraising
Secondary Competency: RM:Competency 14: Institutional Knowledge
Tertiary Competency: RM:Competency 6: Prospect Strategy
Intended Audience Level: Level II
Recommended Prerequisites: A desire to have your nonprofit reflect your community at every level
Learning Objective #1: Identify where your nonprofit stands around issues of diversity and inclusion
Attendees will be able to analyze the diversity of their Board, Staff, and Donors
Attendees will be familiar with actual methods to identify diverse prospects and Boar
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will be able to "sell" this initiative to development and institutional leadership
Shop Size: Small, Mid-Size/Large, All Shop Sizes