Conference Session: Hiring, Developing and Retaining a High-Performing Fundraising Team: Getting It Right from Day One

Formal research and anecdotal evidence suggest that no factor influences long-term fundraising success more than a stable, motivated, and well-trained development team. But how do advancement leaders make that happen with limited time, modest budgets, high expectations, aggressive recruiters, ambitious young staff, and their own competing priorities? A panel of experienced managers and “player-coaches” will discuss their strategies, reveal their hits and their misses, share useful tools and templates, and offer some hard-won advice for their peers.