Wayne Elsey

Wayne Elsey

Wayne Elsey is the founder and CEO of Elsey Enterprises. Among his various independent brands, he is also the founder and CEO of Funds2Orgs, a social enterprise that helps nonprofits, schools, churches, civic groups, individuals and others raise funds, while helping to support micro-enterprise (small business) opportunities in developing nations and the environment.

You can learn more about Wayne and obtain free resources, including his books on his blog, Not Your Father’s Charity.

Nonprofit Executives and Artificial Intelligence: A Path to Co-Existence

I hope you're as excited about artificial intelligence in the philanthropic sector as I am. While I'm not saying that artificial intelligence is the end all be all, it's impressive to experience the dawn of this new age. Things we never thought possible have become a reality.

Rethink Nonprofit Leadership Styles Now

Nonprofit leadership has to come into focus. We now live in an age where artificial intelligence is changing the very nature of our work. Nonprofits have to come to terms with substantial changes.

Getting to Know Donor-Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds are vital tools for donors. That’s especially true of those who are mid-range or major donors. Of course, that depends on the size and budget of the charity where they donate. It can take as little as $5,000 to open a donor-advised fund at Fidelity Charitable. Other companies, like Vanguard, open one for $25,000.

How to Realign With Your Nonprofit’s Core Values

Core values are an essential aspect of running a nonprofit organization, because they provide the information that the outside world needs to know about what you stand for in the community. Core values help inform people about how your organization behaves from within and outside of itself.

The Impact Investing Mystery Revealed

If you have major donors, then chances are someone has spoken to you about impact investing. Even if you haven't had the experience yet, it's an idea that you should know. Impact investments are becoming more popular in the philanthropic sector. That, in turn, may make a huge change in the industry...

Artificial Intelligence Tools Your Nonprofit Must Explore—Now

Aside from the work it does, an essential possession of a nonprofit is its donor database, which is the financial pipeline it requires to complete its mission. Recently, Adam Treiser noted that we’ve moved from donor experience-driven fundraising to fundraising with the power of artificial intelligence...

5 Versatile (and Easy!) Fundraising Ideas for Small Nonprofits

Small nonprofits and mid-sized nonprofits often struggle to find the perfect fundraising strategy. It can be challenging to raise funds if your giving community is smaller than you’d like, and it’s also difficult to grow this audience in the first place.