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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Adventures in Fundraising: 2014 Year in Review [VIDEO]


I'm guessing that if I look at your kitchen counter or dining room table right now, there's at least one holiday newsletter sitting there. There's probably a great list of all the wonderful things your friend (or in some cases,vague acquaintance) and his or her family did this year.

Consider this the GoalBusters video version of that newsletter. And we don't even take up counter space.

The life of GoalBusters definitely had plenty of surprises this year, big and small, good and bad. Of note...
  • Visiting the NPR "mothership" in DC for a client, only to discover that Suzanne Vega is playing a Tiny Desk concert for NPR Music
  • Beginning work with two clients that dramatically shifted our client base back into public broadcasting
  • Adding a new colleague to our team, JC Patrick
  • Celebrating my birthday in Puerto Rico kayaking on a bio-luminescent bay with a gaggle of my AFP friends
Of course, there were many challenges and disappointments in 2014, and through those challenges, we learned a lot-about our profession, our clients, and ourselves.

2015 will mark the 15th year of this company, and the tenth year of Jim and I working together. As we transition into the new year, I think this quote sums up 2014 well, and is a great guiding principle for 2015:


Here's wishing you a happy holiday and a great adventure in the coming year!

Thanks for flying with us,
Alice
Founder and Partner, GoalBusters

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