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?
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.
It’s easy to dismiss the idea that leadership doesn’t matter. Someway, somehow, things will just turn out the way they’re supposed to happen. However, leadership — particularly high-quality leadership — matters now more than ever for the nonprofit sector. Therefore, it's vital for nonprofit leaders also to have these five competencies.
Building a multi-faceted board can help your nonprofit organization make better decisions, diversify its supporter base and better serve the community. While everyone understands the need for diversification, many nonprofit professionals and board members don’t know where to begin...
We've known for years that there has been grumbling about the nonprofit sector. Among themselves, nonprofit professionals have confided in each other stories of abusive bosses, entitled and non-diverse boards, lack of vision, chaos, and dysfunction. Unfortunately, these rumblings are causing a brain drain in the industry...
In the United States, about 1.5 million nonprofits exist. But, then a natural question is how many of them fail? As we know, during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, as many as one-third of nonprofits were at risk of closing their doors. So, what are the top reasons nonprofits fail—aside from a situation like the pandemic? And more importantly, if you're a nonprofit leader and founder, how do you avoid it happening?...
Technology and more people-centric (i.e., donors and supporters) ways of giving continue to expand, which is essential for nonprofit leaders to understand. For example, people could open a donor-advised fund (DAF) for very little money and give with the ease of tech platforms. Also, leading organizations, such as St. Jude, are reaching out to new audiences, like gamers, because they know they have to meet people where they are, to support a good cause.
Technology and artificial intelligence are most certainly making our lives easier and improving efficiencies. But, the power is beyond anything humans have ever seen, and we're heading to a point where technology will soon entirely exceed our capacity and performance on just about everything. Therefore, it's a balancing act...
Because nonprofits are tax-exempt organizations, it’s vital that they operate with complete transparency.
If I were to ask you the percentage of women who work in the nonprofit sector, what would you guess?
While social media isn’t going to go away, there are ethical issues.
If you don’t know Netflix’s story, then I suggest you get the book, “No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention.”
The start of another year is a clean slate and a time when we can make a fresh start.
When machine learning is achieving so much so quickly, almost every worker must educate themselves in the digital age.
While it’s essential to have nonprofit executives who understand how to lead, it’s also vital to have the right board leadership.