It’s a challenging time for nonprofit leaders. It can be tough to figure out the best ways to pursue your mission and grow your organization in the face of economic uncertainty and an ever-changing pandemic. How should you be thinking about leadership? What are the best approaches for meeting these challenges?
This week on The Responsive Weekly, Cherian Koshy joined us to talk about leadership, strategic planning, and change management in the current moment.
Cherian Koshy is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP), & AFP Master Trainer. Cherian is the Chief Development Officer and principal at Endowment Partners, an investment management firm that solely focuses on nonprofits, foundations, and endowments.
He serves on 9 (!) nonprofit boards, and has more than 20 years of fundraising experience in annual funds, major gifts, planned giving, and capital campaigns. As the head of fundraising for various nonprofits, he’s personally raised more than $100M. As a coach and consultant, he helps organizations to scale their revenue growth and build stronger teams. The nonprofits he works with design strategies that give them back time and develop predictable success.
His industry-specific thought leadership has been featured in Advancing Philanthropy, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Institute of Fundraising (UK), and dozens of keynote presentations, blogs, webinars, workshops, and podcasts.
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