Charley Ansbach is the founder of Ansbach & Associates, which has managed capital campaigns locally, nationally and internationally since 1985, and provides interim executive management to nonprofits in transition. He is also an adviser on social responsibility to for-profit companies. He is a former adjunct professor in social entrepreneurship at University of the Pacific and currently a visiting lecturer in corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship in the UC Davis Graduate School of Business.
It’s a familiar sentiment expressed by a local donor: The charity she supports is asking for money with increasing frequency. Yet nothing changes for the better, and now duplicate groups are popping up, all of them requesting funds to address the same problem. To her, the requests seem endless.