When times are good, it's easy for everyone to work well together. But when money gets tight?
During the lengthy recessions of the early 1980s and mid-1970s, tensions sometimes developed between two camps: wealth advisors and fundraisers. Advisors would often counsel clients to reduce or postpone a larger gift, while those representing nonprofits were under more pressure than ever to complete gifts to make institutional ends meet. As a result, many gifts that could have been