Ver­i­ty eight: you delight in the premise that fundrais­ing pro­vides ful­fil­ment to deeds not words.

Written by
Jerold Panas
October 09, 2013

Raising funds forces us to believe in the promise of the future. But it pays great tribute for what we achieve today.

It allows for mistakes, but it is forgiving. It understands that the only failure is the one who doesn’t get back on her feet and return to the fray. It pays great dividends to those who strive the most, run the race and give the best they have.

And every day is a new adventure. That is the promise.

About the author: Jerold Panas

Jerold Panas has been professionally involved in fundraising for over 40 years. He combines his understanding and experience with a special talent for strategic planning, major gifts and volunteer development.

He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars and a regular contributor to professional journals. Dr Panas is regarded as an author of particular note and his books are considered amongst the most significant in the field.

In 2013, he received the coveted lifetime achievement award for his contribution to philanthropy and fundraising. In 2011, the Cultural Office of Mexico cited him for his contribution to the nation’s philanthropy.

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