Drew Coursin

About Drew Coursin, J.D., CFRE

Drew Coursin is a recovering attorney, nonprofit fundraiser and strategist, writer, teacher, and animal lover. He brings an open, honest, and direct perspective to his work, and everything he does flows from his absolute commitment to authentic relationship building. He's working on his own Twin Purpose, and would love to help you find yours, too!

Beyond “Donor-Centric:” The Risks of Overemphasis on External Partners

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve inevitably encountered the phrase “donor-centric” in the context of nonprofit fundraising. Apart from being one of the most ironic terms in the business—shouldn’t every organization that relies on funding from donors be focused on...donors?—its meaning has gone [...]

By |2021-03-30T13:21:46-04:00March 31st, 2021|Donor Engagement, Fundraising, Partnerships|

4 Tips for Putting on Successful Nonprofit Events

Successful nonprofit events -- fundraising events, galas, friendraisers, 2-for-1 kitten adoption meetups -- can be great ways to boost awareness of a nonprofit’s mission, recruit new members/donors/directors, and supplement direct fundraising efforts. But they can also be expensive, time-consuming, and more cost than benefit if attendance and engagement are poor. [...]

By |2019-07-15T15:46:25-04:00July 16th, 2019|Donor Engagement, Fundraising Events|
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