Rachel Muir

About Rachel Muir

Rachel Muir, CFRE transforms individuals into confident, successful fundraisers. When she was 26 years old, Rachel Muir launched Girlstart, a non-profit organization to empower girls in math, science, engineering and technology in the living room of her apartment with $500 and a credit card. Several years later she had raised over 10 million dollars and was featured on Oprah, CNN, and the Today show.

How to Survive Nonprofit Founder’s Syndrome

What is Founder’s Syndrome? Nonprofit Founder's Syndrome is a common treatable disease. Frequently carried as a recessive gene by passionate, dedicated, dynamic and visionary entrepreneurial leaders. Commonly found paired with groundbreaking new ideas to solve social problems. Often associated with new fledgling organizations. If seen in an established organization, it [...]

By |2019-09-02T13:08:27-04:00May 21st, 2019|Nonprofit Management, Nonprofit Sector|

How to Let Unproductive Board Members Go

I travel across the country doing custom trainings, board retreats and speaking at conferences. When I ask how happy nonprofit staff are with their boards the room gets quiet. People usually complain that board members aren’t fundraising or actively engaged. Most often their low participation often gets traced back to [...]

By |2018-12-20T11:18:33-04:00December 28th, 2018|Nonprofit Boards|