22 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Recruitment / people Research / statistics AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The New York Times reports that US nonprofits, and those in New York in particular, are facing major difficulties in recruiting and retaining fundraisers.Focusing on the failure by Greenwich Library in Greenwich, Connecticut, to recruit a $40,000 salary fundraiser, the New York Times article reports the findings of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) on the difficulties of recruitment. The membership body said that the national turnover rate for fundraisers in the United States was 25%. In Canada, it was even higher, at 34%.The recruitment difficulties continue despite a 9% rise from 2002 to 2003 in the average salary for a fundraiser, which in 2003 stood at $71,470. Advertisement Howard Lake | 19 June 2005 | News Recruiting and retaining good fundraisers is clearly not solely a UK problem.To read the New York Times article you need to register, but there is no charge. Recruitment of fundraisers in USA moves from ‘worrisome to critical’ About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.