NANOE Co-Founder, Jimmy LaRose was written by Rob Shoaf of the Triangle Regional film Commission Dear Jimmy, Your inspiration for me to become involved with NANOE and the Governors group compelled me to dig deeper into NANOE ‘s ideas for changing the world of nonprofits. At every turn I have been even more uplifted by the thought that there really can be a way to make this change by going against the norm, pursuing new ideas and creating systems to replace the well-worn methods of the last century.
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Donors must come first. They are more important than people, issues or cause. When the nonprofit in whom you’re investing understand this, everything changes…the way it operates, the way it spends monies, the way it allocates resources, even its name!
Jimmy LaRose writes to philanthropists with one purpose in mind. HIS GOAL IS TO CHARGE DONORS WITH TRANSFORMING NONPROFITS INTO IMPACT ORGANIZATIONS! Here’s what he has to say: Why write to philanthropists? It’s simple. YOU ARE OUR GREAT RECOURSE! You see, as a benefactor, foundation exec, or corporate giver, you are uniquely positioned to challenge the existing order of things on behalf of a failed charitable sector.
Jimmy LaRose Says: Here’s what you do. Find fifteen busy community leaders…ask them do 120 hours of free work per year…then ask them to PAY YOU to do the free work (100% Board Giving) after they’ve paid, explain that the work you need them to do is something they have never done, are not good at, and will make them uncomfortable!
Jimmy LaRose continues to turn the nonprofit sector upside down with his second edition of RE-IMAGINING PHILANTHROPY. This week BookAuthority named LaRose’s RE-IMAGINING PHILANTHROPY to their 100 Best Philanthropy Books of All Time ranked at #41. BookAuthority, as featured on CNN, Forbes and Inc identifies and rates the best books in the world based on public mentions, recommendations, ratings and sentiment. (Click on the medallion below TO VIEW THE ENTIRE LIST!)
NANOE Board of Governors 2019 Convention & Expo will feature Jimmy LaRose for a second time in Charleston, SC on March 26-27. Jimmy will challenge donors to give charity what they really need…their minds more than their money. When asked, “why speak directly to philanthropists?” LaRose replies, “It’s simple. THEY ARE OUR GREAT RECOURSE! Benefactors, Foundation Execs, Corporate Givers, etc., are uniquely positioned to
Bishop Redfern II is Association of Fundraising Professionals Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, United Way’s Alyce Kemp-Dewitt Award Winner and Presiding Bishop and General Overseer of the Ecumenical Christ of Christ. Have you ever wondered if the RMS Titanic* should be renamed the CFRE Titanic? There is a movement afoot to crucify anyone who asks the question, “Has Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) become obsolete?” The nonprofit establishment has been quick to brand thought-leaders who challenge the value of CFRE as heretics or even worse, as charlatans.