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Maintaining a Self-Hosted Nonprofit Microsoft Dynamics CRM Installation

There are a handful of things that can be done to ensure your nonprofit Microsoft Dynamics CRM installation runs smoothly. These only apply to self-hosted installations. StratusLIVE perform these tasks for our hosted Read more

Tips to Improve Your Nonprofit RFP Process

Large software implementations are prone to failure and for good reason. They are typically long, drawn-out processes that for many are akin to a heart transplant. Over the years as an industry we’ve learned “best-practices” Read more

Simple Strategies to Better Manage Non-Profits Staff and Volunteers

The backbone of any non-profit organization is its staff and volunteers.  Without your team working together, effectively and efficiently, everything will suffer at your organization… including programs, operations, and Read more

How to Raise More Money for Your Non-Profit .. with Less Stress and Hassle

The vast majority of non-profits are struggling when it comes to fundraising. They may be raising enough money to keep their programs going, or even growing… but they’re doing it with too much stress, constant staff Read more

Top 20 Non-Profit Leadership Blogs and Podcast

Top 20 Non-Profit Leadership Blogs and Podcast Over the past 10 years, there has been an explosion of blogs, podcasts, and websites dedicated to non-profit leadership and development.  These resources offer everything from Read more

5 Things You Need to Do Every Day to be a Successful Nonprofit Leader

Strong, thriving non-profits require great leaders.  This includes not only the CEO or Executive Director of the organization, but also skilled leaders in all areas, including programs, development, communications, and Read more

Getting the Most Out of Your CRM

I was recently talking to a long-time friend who is the founder and president of a large electrical distribution company. We covered a lot of topics, and eventually wound up discussing the pros and cons of different types of Read more

Microsoft Teams Means Productivity Gains

Microsoft Teams application is now available for Office 365 users. So what is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams is the new chat-based workspace for teamwork in Office 365. Read more

Microsoft Starts 2017 with 45 Magic Quadrant Offerings

If you’re using StratusLIVE, you’re using Gartner's magic quadrant leader - Microsoft! If you have been around StratusLIVE much, you know we are very committed to the idea of using the commercial Microsoft stack - and in Read more

Building Lifetime Donors

What's in it for me? In this "what's in it for me" world, you can usually tell when someone only wants something from you. Well, guess what. So can donors. Read more

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