Community-Centric Fundraising – The Motherload of Bad Ideas is Professor Kathleen Robinson’s take on a new, cryptic and confusing movement within the charitable sector. Robinson, has testified before Congress, the United Nations and has inspired governments around the world to develop human welfare policies rooted in philanthropy. She is the co-founder of National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives (NANOE). Here’s what Kathleen has to say about Community-Centric Fundraising: Recently, I was asked to share […]
Bishop Redfern II asks the question, "Does Vu Le Hate Donors? Is Community-Centric Fundraising innovative or insipid?" Community-Centric Fundraising is a fundraising model that is grounded in equity and social justice. We prioritize the entire community over individual organizations, foster a sense of belonging and interdependence, present our work not as individual transactions but holistically, and encourage mutual support between nonprofits. ~ Vu Le
If you set aside the word salad (interdependence, holistically, mutual support, etc.) your still stuck with the red flags of equity, social justice, community vs. individual, etc. The discerning reader knows exactly where this headed.