Charities too often face a shortage of experienced fundraising candidates, frequent development-staff turnover, and a mounting "arms race" over salaries.
Read the transcript below of a live text chat with experts on recruiting and retaining the best fundraisers, and be sure to read our special report on fundraiser pay.
Jay Budner is executive director for strategic talent management at Columbia University.
Erin Hall-Westfall is executive director, talent management at the University of Michigan.
Holly Hall is features editor at The Chronicle of Philanthropy and has been covering nonprofit fundraising for more than two decades.