Here’s a sampling of GFJ articles related to fundraising culture and sustainability.

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Stop the Burnout! 20 Tips to Help You Fundraise for the Long Haul by Manish Vaidya

Fundraisers, especially for small groups, often feel that burnout is part of the employee package. But if you’re going to be able to do your best work, if your organization is going to thrive, and if we’re going to build a movement for the long term, put these suggestions into action to dodge the burnout bullet.

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A Healthy Workplace + Positive Fundraising Culture = Retention of Fundraising Staff by Jennifer Pelton

How can your organization prevent high turnover among fundraising staff? Jennifer Pelton describes what it takes to build a positive-and productive-fundraising culture, whether you’re hiring your first development director or improving conditions for your current staff.

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Dear Director by Stephanie Roth

Wish you could say what you’re really thinking? Former Journal editor Stephanie Roth writes the letter many development directors wish they could send their executive director. If heeded, it might reduce the high turnover of development staff in nonprofits.

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