May 15, 2011
An MBA Project Teaches Fund Raisers the Rigors of Awarding a Grant
Courtesy of Medicine Wheel
As a fund raiser at Rosie’s Place, a charity that helps poor and homeless women in Boston, Benjamin Weisman knows a lot about asking people for money. But what’s it like to be a program officer on the other end of the equation, struggling to decide which fund raisers to send away empty-handed?
Mr. Weisman, a student in a master’s in business administration program at Boston University designed for people who want to run nonprofit groups or government agencies,