Strategic Planning

8 Must-Know Nonprofit Trends for 2022
February 28, 2022 at 12:09 pm

While we made it to 2022, it still may be difficult to grasp what the nonprofit sector will look like this year. A lot has changed in the past two years. To keep up with all changes and challenges nonprofit fundraisers and executives may encounter each year, NonProfit PRO compiles nonprofit trends each year to learn predictions on emerging fundraising and leadership tactics for the year ahead.

3 Ways to Drive a Culture of Philanthropy Instead of a Culture of Charity
February 22, 2022 at 11:56 am

There is a lot of talk in our industry about developing a culture of philanthropy. It’s the hot buzzword these days at strategic planning sessions and board retreats. But what does developing a culture of philanthropy really mean in the day-to-day life of a nonprofit professional?

10 Steps to Consider Before Changing Your Fundraising Strategy
February 3, 2022 at 1:04 pm

We know how it feels to be caught by the desire to be safe by relying on past success versus attempting new strategies. We know that certain stumbling blocks can arise as you debate future directions for the staff and office. These 10 steps can help to keep a staff from missing a vital part of successful fundraising.

3 Keys for Nonprofit Strategic Planning Now
January 21, 2022 at 11:50 am

It feels challenging to plan at a time of so much uncertainty. We may all feel like burying our heads in the sand and waiting for someone to yell, “The pandemic is over!” But because of the shifts of the pandemic, many nonprofit organizations are creating strategic plans.

What Should Nonprofits’ Biggest Priority Be for 2022?
December 22, 2021 at 8:00 am

NonProfit PRO asked two of its board members for their best advice on 2022 priorities. Here's what Craig H. Shelley, CFRE, managing director at Orr Group; and Ashley Thompson, managing director of Blackbaud Institute shared.

Getting Forward to Normal: The 2022 Fresh Start Effect
December 15, 2021 at 11:26 am

What if I told you there was a way to hit the reset button? There is (psychologically at least). It's called the fresh start effect. This also has implications for your fundraising. Your donors are going through this same self-assessment and those are perhaps most pliable in their giving habits.