YOU KNOW IT'S A BAD YEAR FOR FUNDRAISING WHEN...

10. Your Capital Campaign strategy includes a weekly subscription to Mega Lotto.

9. Mayor Bloomberg slashes his personal giving to only $300 million.

8. Your Planned Giving Program means you are planning to get a gift.

7. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation applies to your organization for a grant.

6. Your Investment Committee’s “hedge fund” report refers to landscaping services.

5. Your newest board member is Trouble, Leona Helmsley’s pooch.

4. You still have Bernie Madoff on your major gift prospect list.

3. The only fundraising job listed on Monster.com is yours.

2. The hole-in-one prize for your golf tournament is a General Motors dealership.

1. Your Board Chair takes you to lunch to ask YOU to be the gala honoree.
 

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