For Donors Only

RE-IMAGINING PHILANTHROPY was written by Jimmy LaRose to begin an industry wide discussion of what plagues the nonprofit sector!

June 10, 2016

Jimmy LaRose & Dan Pallotta Keynoting at NANOE

Jimmy LaRose and Dan Pallotta will perform the keynote addresses at the National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives (NANOE) 2017 Board of Governors Capacity-Building Convention & Expo in Columbia, South Carolina March 7-8, 2017. Please visit to learn more!
November 16, 2015


October 24, 2015

Fundraising Revolution…

Holly Hall – INSIDE PHILANTHROPY Consultant Jimmy LaRose is trying to start a fundraising revolution—one donor at a time. In more than two decades of reporting and writing about fundraising, I can’t recall ever getting as many phone calls and comments, both pro and con—either spitting mad or full of praise—as I  did back in March, when I wrote a story about Jimmy’s forthcoming book.
October 4, 2015

United Way book signing event for RE-IMAGINING PHILANTHROPY

United Way of Brevard County hosted an “advance copy” book signing event at Eastern Florida State College for Jimmy LaRose & RE-IMAGINING PHILANTHROPY. Nearly 200 leaders joined Mr. LaRose for a two day conference event featuring the Major Gifts Ramp-Up Model.
September 26, 2015

For Donors Only…Feasibility Studies: The Crack Cocaine of Nonprofit Consulting

Gasby Brown, CEO & Executive Consultant of The Gasby Group who heard about the title of this blog post wrote, “Regarding his use of the term ‘crack cocaine,’ the ‘Kardashian Style’ direction Mr. LaRose has taken is not the answer.
September 24, 2015

True Fundraising

True Fundraising…find a need and meet it…make a promise and keep it! The biggest obstacle we face in renovating civil society will not be boards, nonprofits, or consultants. The problem we’ll first have to tackle will be the misconceptions held by DONORS! Why? Because this idea that donors are a nonprofit’s primary customer will give YOU pause.
September 24, 2015

Money is Oxygen

I’ve been getting in a lot of trouble lately for a recent declaration I made to a group of nonprofit executives and board members. I emphatically stated,
September 23, 2015

Life Worth Living

If a person or a thing possesses life, it is better that, for a determinate period of time, this someone or something should be alive, rather than dead. And that, during that finite span and inherent to their animation, there is a hierarchy of needs that, if met, dignifies the life being lived.