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Advice for New Fundraisers

You know what it takes. Strong fundraisers communicate and listen well. They must be patient and persistent. They also must be team players and represent the organization effectively among supporters and potential partners. Finally, they must deliver results.

This combination of traits and skills may seem like an intimidating mix to master both for recent college graduates as well as those entering the fundraising profession as a second or third career.

To set you up for success and help you avoid common mistakes, here are some resources from The Chronicle to help you strengthen your skills as a development professional.