November 26, 2022
November 17, 2022

Norman Gildin Says, “Gen-X Is An Ascendant Generation!”

Norman Gildin Says, “Gen-X Is An Ascendant Generation!” is a nonprofit veteran’s take who’s now leading the charitable sector. Here’s what Norman has to share: Different generations and their involvement or potential involvement with nonprofit organizations have been the subject of much discussion in the fundraising world. Generation terms are often tossed around like a frisbee game. Before we can discuss the impact of age groups, however, let’s define a few terms. This article will […]
July 16, 2022

Nonprofits During Recession – New Facts About Charitable Giving

Nonprofits During Recession – New Facts About Charitable Giving is based on Norman Gildin’s 2022 research. Here’s what Norman has to share: Who was Vilfredo Pareto? Like Quasimodo might say, the name rings a bell. A good fundraiser should know who he was! The Pareto Principle Pareto was the Italian economist who, in 1895, conceived the idea that 80 percent of the wealth and property in Italy was owned by 20 percent of the inhabitants. […]
May 13, 2022

Norman Gildin Says, “There’s 12 Types of Nonprofit Boards!”

Norman Gildin Says, “There’s 12 Different Types of Nonprofit Boards!” is an insightful, accurate and fun take on nonprofit governance and leadership. Here’s what the founder of Strategic Fundraising Group, Norman Gildin, has to share. Over the years, I worked with both large and small boards of directors and boards of different ethnicities and religions. What I found was that size, ethnicity nor religion were determinants of effectiveness. What remained critical was whether boards unambiguously […]
April 3, 2022

Norman Gildin Asks, “Is It Time To Throw In The Towel?”

Norman Gildin Asks, “When Is It Time To Throw In The Towel?” is one veteran’s take on nonprofit management decision-making. I always wondered where the expression “it’s time to throw in the towel” came from. You may recognize it as an old boxing term.  When defeat is inevitable, the fighter or his manager throws his towel into the ring signifying that the fight is over.  The boxer has exhausted all opportunities to win or even […]