Executive Issues

3 Essential Abilities for Social Enterprise Success
October 4, 2018 at 12:17 pm

Despite consistent growth in Americans’ charitable giving, depending solely upon the generosity of private donors and government contracts often leaves our programs in precarious circumstances. For these reasons, launching or acquiring a social enterprise to develop a source of earned revenue can be a tempting idea...

Training Your Nonprofit Constituents to Fundraise
September 28, 2018 at 12:22 pm

In a nonprofit, we work in a complex maze of dynamic interactions, both internal and external in scope. Administration, staff, board, volunteers, donors and community, for example, are engaged daily in the progress of a nonprofit. When the subject of fundraising comes up with these nonprofit constituent groups, I am amazed how fast the room goes silent...

Earned Income Depends on You, Grants Depend On Them
September 26, 2018 at 1:28 pm

Every nonprofit executive you speak to will tell you plainly that grant dollars alone won’t sustain an organization’s work. Sure there are huge foundations that are repositories for cash, but most nonprofits cannot rely on grants or even donations to keep the organization vital and thriving...

The Nonprofit Chatter Ep 2: Breaking Down Silos
September 21, 2018 at 12:19 pm

In this episode of the Nonprofit Chatter, Nhu Te, Editor-in-Chief of NonProfit PRO, and Taylor Shanklin, VP of Marketing at Pursuant, get into the nitty-gritty details about silos within nonprofits. We will be joined by Chas Offut, senior director of Development Services, Digital, at PBS National, and David Sacchetti, director of client solutions at Pursuant.

Capturing Impact Investing
September 12, 2018 at 4:10 pm

If there are any universal truths in the nonprofit world, surely one is that with few exceptions, there are never enough resources to help everyone in need of assistance. Despite consistent growth in Americans’ charitable giving, depending solely upon the generosity of private donors and government contracts often leaves our programs in precarious circumstances that […]

Attracting & engaging Millennial donors
August 10, 2018 at 3:56 pm

If there are any universal truths in the nonprofit world, surely one is that with few exceptions, there are never enough resources to help everyone in need of assistance. Despite consistent growth in Americans’ charitable giving, depending solely upon the generosity of private donors and government contracts often leaves our programs in precarious circumstances that […]

Solutions to nonprofits' biggest challenges
August 10, 2018 at 3:53 pm

If there are any universal truths in the nonprofit world, surely one is that with few exceptions, there are never enough resources to help everyone in need of assistance. Despite consistent growth in Americans’ charitable giving, depending solely upon the generosity of private donors and government contracts often leaves our programs in precarious circumstances that […]

The 1,000 biggest challenges facing nonprofits today
August 10, 2018 at 3:51 pm

If there are any universal truths in the nonprofit world, surely one is that with few exceptions, there are never enough resources to help everyone in need of assistance. Despite consistent growth in Americans’ charitable giving, depending solely upon the generosity of private donors and government contracts often leaves our programs in precarious circumstances that […]

The Future of Philanthropy, Part 1: Onboarding and the Next Generation
August 8, 2018 at 12:46 pm

Today’s most forward-thinking nonprofits understand that the ability to tap into the enthusiasm and energies of a committed pool of executives can mean the difference between success and failure. Properly applied, the leadership provided by such executives can pay dividends in a number of different ways...