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Do you aspire to work your way “up the ladder”? While exciting, the leap can be harrowing, fraught with challenges along the way. But you don’t have to go it alone!
Granting ownership and autonomy instills a sense of pride and generates institutional loyalty among staff members.
Many public gardens get started, or undertake an expansion, then find themselves unprepared for success.
Today, our visitors have many more choices on where they reconnect with the natural world. How can you best use your mission to set your garden apart? Can a new mission allow your garden to fluctuate from or see a new foundational mandate?
This full-day workshop guides participants through both a big picture overview of Core Documents and on-the-ground details necessary to propel garden museums along the continuum of excellence.
Fundraising is a team sport. What is the role of the Executive Director in fundraising? How does s/he engage the appropriate key players, the chief development officer and other development professionals, in building a highly effective partnership?
Are you sometimes frustrated with your partner? Your public garden partner, that is!
As a leader or emerging leader, does your staff feel trust, admiration, loyalty, and respect for you?
The Museum Assessment Program (MAP) is a confidential process meant to encourage strategic planning toward the goal of institutional excellence.
Public gardens and arboreta are increasingly reliant not only on membership and earned revenues, but on leadership-level philanthropic support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.