GreatNonprofits: Find non-profits and charities to review, donate, or volunteer.

Oops! You must enter a search term greater than 3 characters.

SpaceCowboy

SpaceCowboy - charity reviews, charity ratings, best charities, best nonprofits, search nonprofits
108 Profile Views
1 Reviews


Click here to get your favorites badge.
The Planetary Society
June 21, 2012

I wish to remain anonymous for various reasons, however I feel that something should be said for the complete lack of professionalism within the organization. My wife and I have been long time donors, since the Sagan days, and always had a great relationship with Louis Friedman, more-so with their developmental director, Andrea. We believed that the Planetary Society was making great strides, but after the last (almost) two years, I can not comfortably say that I feel confident in them any longer. Their focus has gone away from their donors, including myself. The only person who has contacted me and keeps me informed of the on-going projects is Andrea since Lou has 'retired.' The new guy at the helm has lost sight of the passion that a lot of us feel, in my opinion at least. I can't even get straight answers from their new COO, who never returns my calls or emails. I am just fed up. I am actively seeking a new organization that appreciates the members/donors/space community because I have finally had it with Planetary Society. After almost 15 years, it is deeply disturbing that it has come to this. I think Lou and Andrea were the great ones who kept us as members and donors for such a long time, I just hope that this isn't the beginning of a sinking ship.

More feedback

Was your donation impactful?

Unsure

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

No

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

MY ROLE:
Donor