Strategic Planning

#NPPTrendingNow Ep. 29: Focus on the Donor
January 19, 2018 at 12:29 pm

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: emails to engage donors all year round, breaking through MGOs mindsets and how silos are holding your organization back...

2 Data Trends Nonprofits Can't Afford to Ignore
January 18, 2018 at 12:49 pm

At CrowdRise and GoFundMe, we're combing through huge amounts of social fundraising data and putting together a report that will help nonprofits better understand how people donate and share. (You'll be able to check out the full report in March.) Till then, we came across some early insights that were too important not to share right away...

9 Ways to Cost-Effectively Promote Your Cause
January 17, 2018 at 11:47 am

Nonprofits might find it difficult to prioritize marketing—especially if budgets are tight and resources limited. However, there are ways to maximize your marketing dollar and not sacrifice the opportunities to promote your mission. Even a small investment can pay off. Time and time again, I’ve seen how marketing significantly impacts a nonprofit’s ability to get greater support...

In Football and Fundraising, Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing!
January 3, 2018 at 11:51 am

At Lighthouse Counsel, we love creating the right strategy for a client. It makes a huge difference. Every project, every organization, every campaign is unique and requires a personalized approach and strategy, undergirded by proven best practices and an understanding of where the organization is and where it wants to go...

5 Productivity Hacks for Nonprofit Bosses to Beat Burnout
December 18, 2017 at 11:18 am

Most nonprofit leaders and staff are doing a lot to stretch the resources they have. As a nonprofit executive who is passionate about her work, I have at times found myself working around the clock. There’s always so much to do that you can find yourself constantly connected electronically, tired, stressed, over-scheduled and over-committed, trying…

#NPPTrendingNow Ep. 26: Tips for Improving Year-End Donations
December 15, 2017 at 11:00 am

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: secrets to boosting year-end donations, the importance of thanking your donors and rhetorical questions for nonprofits for the holidays...

You’re Invited: Be a Part of NonProfit PRO’s New Research Study on Leadership Impact
December 14, 2017 at 11:15 am

That’s right ladies and gentlemen—NonProfit PRO is embarking on a new research initiative, and it’s all circling around the topic of nonprofit leadership. As our nonprofit sectors continue to grow and evolve, it’s more pertinent than ever for leadership teams to learn about the latest trends and tactics for effective organizational management across the board...