Resource development professionals must be particularly sensitive to societal, political, and technological events and changes, given that many of them influence how and why donors give. For example, a change in political leadership might prompt new donors to give. Similarly, a technological advancement might make it easier for resource development professionals to cultivate, educate, and solicit donors. As a result, resource development professionals must adapt their strategies based on societal, political, and technological events and changes, ultimately creating new trends in resource development
- Review the article “When Venture Philanthropy Rocks the Ivory Tower,” and consider how new types of donors might produce trends in resource development.
- Reflect on the nonprofit organization Young Life..
- Select two trends of interest to you and consider how they might impact resource development strategies in that organization.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post by WEDNESDAY 9PM NEW YORK TIME an explanation of how societal, political, and/or technological events and changes led to at least two trends in resource development. Then explain the potential impact of each trend on particular resource development strategies in the nonprofit organization you selected for your Final Project, using specific examples.