fundraising http://kalw.org en How PTA fundraising is creating a disparity among San Francisco elementary schools http://kalw.org/post/how-pta-fundraising-creating-disparity-among-san-francisco-elementary-schools <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Elementary school parent-teacher associations (PTAs) might conjure up images of bake sales and silent auctions. But how much money do you think a PTA can really raise?</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:39:00 +0000 Hana Baba 41456 at http://kalw.org How PTA fundraising is creating a disparity among San Francisco elementary schools San Francisco elementary school PTA debates how to use funds http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-elementary-school-pta-debates-how-use-funds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 2011, the latest year that data is available, parents at San Francisco elementary schools collectively raised over five million dollars for their kids’ schools. More than half of that money was raised by only ten elementary schools in a district of 71.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:38:00 +0000 Leila Day 41463 at http://kalw.org San Francisco elementary school PTA debates how to use funds Careers in Fundraising and Non-Profit Consulting http://kalw.org/post/careers-fundraising-and-non-profit-consulting <p>On the Mar. 30, 2014 edition of <em>Work with Marty Nemko,</em> I talk with Linda Lysakowski, author of <em>&nbsp;Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You Crazy?</em> and co-editor of <em>The Nonprofit Consulting Playbook:&nbsp; </em>a collection of writings from 25 leaders in the field.</p><p>Plus you can call in for a <em>three-minute workover</em>. Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you love, I usually can help.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:17:19 +0000 Marty Nemko 40596 at http://kalw.org The Art of Ethical Selling in 2013 and Beyond (airs 10/21/12) http://kalw.org/post/art-ethical-selling-2013-and-beyond-airs-102112 <P>I hate being sold to but recent reports are that, alas, sales is one of the few growing occupations. So I thought it only right that I devote a segment of one edition of <EM>Work with Marty Nemko </EM>to the art of ethical selling. That will be Oct 21, 2012 at 11 am.</P> <P>Rather than interview an author of a book on selling, I'll talk with About.com's (a <EM>New York Times </EM>company) sales expert, Wendy Connick. In addition to having been a salesperson, she has reviewed many books on selling and will share the best ethical ideas for selling successfully&nbsp; in these tough times. Tue, 14 Aug 2012 04:23:22 +0000 Marty Nemko 15093 at http://kalw.org The Art of Ethical Selling in 2013 and Beyond (airs 10/21/12)