Nonprofit organizations and higher education are among the most important and noble professions of our time.
These bedrock sectors of American society have been steadily devalued over the past decade, just as “need” has grown exponentially. With public support waning, we are now rewriting the book on “doing more with less.”
Competition for finite dollars is increasing.
The predicament here in Louisiana is particularly serious, with more than a decade of unprecedented state funding cuts in education, health and human services, and all manner of arts and culture. The trends nationwide are similarly disturbing.
I have proudly worked for more than two decades in this profession. I feel blessed to share my fundraising experience, energy, and intellectual curiosity with my clients. I feel a personal responsibility for assisting them with furthering their missions.
We are not robots. Advancing automation and technology will never replace the creative, passionate people who work hard every day to advance learning and serve humanity.