Sports Foundations: How to Stay Strong after the Glory Days

Professional athletes are often viewed as the ultimate fundraisers. Even long after their playing careers, they can leverage their fame and team affiliations to help charitable organizations bring in the donations that are their lifeblood.

Not surprisingly, many of these same athletes choose to start their own charitable foundations. But success on the field or court doesn’t always translate into philanthropic success. As great of an athlete as Michael Jordan was, for instance, his charitable foundations have had their ups…