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.

3 Tips to Help Your Donors Become Smart About Philanthropic Giving

Philanthropic giving is a crucial part of society. It enables individuals, nonprofits, and corporations to invest in causes and initiatives that can help create a better world. But now, we’re in the midst of the artificial intelligence revolution. And it's going to change philanthropy fundamentally.

How to Make Nonprofit Leadership Work for You

Leadership isn't easy. Today's nonprofit leaders are accountable for their teams and their organization. But, because of our fast-moving digital world, working as an organization requires new thinking, habits, and fresh minds at all levels.

How to Know When It's Time to Close Your Nonprofit

The reality is that with more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the U.S., there's a lot of duplication. And donors are more selective, which means you must work twice as hard to give them a reason to provide you with their hard-earned money. Let’s explore six reasons why it’s time to close your nonprofit.

AI Might Be Coming for Your Nonprofit Job

There's a lot of talk about artificial intelligence, technology, machine learning and artificial general intelligence. Hopefully, you're paying some attention. If you don't, then you might just be the person whose job gets taken over by AI. So, should you be worried?

The Impact of Corporate Giving on Nonprofits: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Inevitably, new generations and ways of doing things are fundamentally changing how we view the idea of philanthropy. Corporations want to stay relevant for their image and the bottom line. As a result, they see how the wind's blowing and are exploring going beyond simply writing checks to nonprofits.

Why Being Afraid of Technology Is Not Leadership

Leaders are supposed to be courageous, bold and willing to take risks. But what happens when the risk is in an area where you feel vulnerable? Despite our best efforts to stay current with technology, many leaders still feel suspicious. Here are some reasons why being afraid of technology is not leadership.

What Today’s Nonprofit Needs in a Leader

Today's nonprofit leaders can no longer rely on a fixed set of circumstances, which means the world changes — sometimes dramatically — from day to day.

Does the Next Generation Need to Work at Nonprofits?

Should the next generation go into the nonprofit industry to make a social impact? Or, are there ample opportunities within corporations, social enterprises, and developing small business and actively engaging in philanthropy for the next generations?

4 Unique Ways To Create a Virtual Fundraiser That Stands Out

By relying on tools at your disposal and tapping into new and accessible resources, you can launch all kinds of quick fundraisers to promote online campaigns. Here are four creative online fundraising tips that could help you make the most of your virtual fundraising ideas.