Certification to Executive Advancement, Part 2

In my last blog post, I emphasize the belief that nonprofit certification is important to executive advancement. I stated that you need to determine if this concept is important to you...

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#NPPTrendingNow Ep 51: How Your Nonprofit Can Stop Donor Extortion
July 13, 2018 at 12:47 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: stop donor extortion, the rise of "rage donations" and Millennials driving our evolving landscape. Have a great weekend! We will catch…

Planning Year-End Asks? Smart Planning Begins Now
July 12, 2018 at 3:33 pm

Approximately one-third of nonprofits raise 50% of annual funds with multi-touch, year-end asks. Melissa helps you make the most of those outreach efforts with solutions that ensure contact data is accurate and up-to-date. Plus, we offer segmented donor data, so you can find and reach donors just like your best ones and grow your donor contributions.

2018 Rising Stars
July 12, 2018 at 12:28 pm

NonProfit PRO presents the Rising Stars of 2018: Megan Allen, Makenzie George, Elijah Henry, Vicki L. Jones, Megan Isadore, Karla Klay, Eric L. Occhipinti, Abigail Pañares and Allison Plattsmier...

Declare Independence from Poor Fundraising
July 12, 2018 at 12:10 pm

It's time to declare our independence from poor fundraising. Americans—and others around the world—are remarkably generous. According to Giving USA, charitable gifts in the U.S. topped $400 billion for the first time last year...

Too Busy? Invest in Fundraising Training
July 12, 2018 at 12:07 pm

How do I get started building a strategic fundraising program? Get the right kind of fundraising training. What’s the “right kind”? Fundraising training that focuses on fundraising principles, not techniques or tactics...

2018 Unsung Heroes: Steve and Mary Bryan
July 11, 2018 at 12:04 pm

After learning of Montana’s deteriorating child welfare system, Steve and Mary Bryan founded Child Bridge, an organization that finds foster and adoptive families for children in need and gives those families the resources and knowledge they need to be successful in caring for a child who comes from severe trauma...

Making Your Nonprofit Mission Work—Start Fresh or Collaborate, Part 1
July 11, 2018 at 11:49 am

Years ago, long before I worked in the nonprofit sector, I started my own nonprofit organization collecting and distributing school supplies to kids in need. I had no idea what I was doing; I just knew my nonprofit mission was to accomplish “something good.”...

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: Easy Money Is Not the Best Money
July 11, 2018 at 11:44 am

If you run a peer-to-peer event, you’ve heard or thought this: “If we just charge $35 to every person who shows up at our event, we’d make a lot of money.” The problem with this thinking is that it’s a price tag, and after people pay the price, they’re a lot less likely to fundraise. That’s not just what we think; it’s what the data tells us...

2018 Technology Professional of the Year: Kathryn Harriman
July 10, 2018 at 10:29 am

Kathryn Harriman carved her own path to learning and advancement in the digital media field, relocating to Brooklyn from the West when the opportunity arose to join an organization that promotes diversity and inclusion in information technology...