Staffing & Human Resources
How a shift toward efficiency in fundraising operations can bring more money to your mission.
Attendees will walk away with ideas for creating a leaner fundraising operation, without sacrificing campaign impact.
When we chose this field, we knew it might take 10 jobs to get us from career beginning to end. Even if you feel "secure" in your current position, always prepare for your next job. It will be here before you know it!
To get a handle on what’s in store for 2015, NonProfit PRO rounded up some of the nonprofit industry’s finest, who were kind enough to share these 70 trends for this new year — everything from leadership to staffing to fundraising and more.
To avoid the common pitfalls that often come with a leadership change and make the transition as painless as possible, nonprofits should carefully consider the following.
Please be very diligent to write good job descriptions for each major-gifts officer. It is so important that these good people know what they are supposed to do and know how they will be evaluated.
If you're in an organization that is overly dependent upon single-source funding, especially the structured variety of public and institutional sources, the time to create a program of diversification is now, not when you're faced with the sudden loss of a major source of your revenue.
The interview process in the nonprofit fundraising sector is what you make of it, but having a proper interview process is critical if you desire a highly performing team.
If you are struggling with an employee or a board member and your gut says to move him or her along, then make a plan and do it!
Fundraising isn't painless — but the joy it brings makes our profession amazing.
When you are looking for a staff replacement in the nonprofit fundraising profession, it is easy to immediately place an advertisement and hope for a quick match. That usually doesn't happen. Take the time to reflect on the position and person needed for the position as it is needed today, not several years ago when the departing staff member was hired. You now have a new opportunity to make changes based upon the current and future strategic direction of your fundraising program.