Plan Strategically for Nonprofit Success

"Failing to plan is planning to fail."

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Why Nonprofit Leaders Should Drive In Reverse

Good leaders are decisive.

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REPORT: How Do Your Fundraising Campaigns Stack Up?

The Nonprofit Research Collaborative released its annual Special Report on Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns and it's chock full of great information for nonprofits of any size.

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Workplace Giving in 2016 and Beyond

Workplace giving serves as the fundraising backbone of many nonprofit organizations. Indeed, the solvency of many federated funds depend on it. Some companies choose run their own workplace giving campaigns while others partner with local nonprofits to help handle the logistics.

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REPORT: Creating Better Donor Relationships

It's not easy to build lifelong donor relationships.

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Intuition Versus Insight

Gain insight into your nonprofit decisions with facts and figures, not guesses. 

Recently, I was having a conversation with an acquaintance of mine who happens to be the Chief Operating Officer of a midsize nonprofit. We were discussing the intersection of donor acquisition and data.

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Microsoft Venture Expands Philanthropic Investment

Tech giant reaffirms commitment to philanthropic mission with launch of new organization 

Microsoft is known for its charitable programs, mainly thanks to the ongoing work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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The Best Practice Fundraisers Aren't Practicing

There are many obstacles to overcome to become a master fundraiser.

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Giving Preferences Drive Fundraising Methods

Donors will tell you how they want to give. Your nonprofit needs to listen.

Before I ever began to realize my dream of helping nonprofits become lean, mean fundraising machines, I worked in the marketing department of a large publishing company that distributed to hundreds of markets nationwide.
When I joined the company, they were in the process of converting the advertising for these publications (a.k.a. the business bread-and-butter) from print to digital.

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3 Brand Building Rules for Successful Nonprofits

Back in 1998 I took over a website for a struggling faith-based organization. The project came on referral from a successful client who asked me if I could “help out a friend”.

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