8 Key Fundraising Strategies Your Non-Profit Needs to Have in Place This Year

Good planning is the foundation of good fundraising.  Far too many non-profits “fly by the seat of the pants” when it comes to fundraising.  They try to do too much, they incorporate every idea they get from their board, Read more

How to Engage Your Board in Fundraising

You know how crucial it is for your board to be engaged in your development program.  Countless books, articles, and webinars have preached the importance of a board that is active in fundraising, helping you identify and 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

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

[REPORT] The Nonprofit Overhead Disconnect

The nonprofit overhead debate rages on as organizations and their rating agencies take a closer look at what it means to be an effective nonprofit.  In 2013, three major agencies that evaluate and serve the nonprofit Read more

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