Why You Should Treat Your Nonprofit Team Like Donors
May 17, 2018 at 2:23 pm

Not too long ago, one of my managers came into the office to speak to me about a team member. The team member was a valued employee and wanted to discuss opportunities for advancement...

Nonprofit Evaluation: Own Your Financial Transparency Story
May 14, 2018 at 11:56 am

In any industry sector, it is vital to own your story. This is especially true in the nonprofit sector where many prospective donors rely on nonprofit evaluation sites, like Charity Navigator, for making decisions on what organizations to give money...

Creating Real Value With Corporate and Other Large Nonprofit Partners
May 10, 2018 at 1:34 pm

If there’s any industry that relies on helping hands and team work, it’s the nonprofit sector. We realize corporate and other large nonprofit partners are pillars to our success and strive to ensure they are truly recognized as part of our team...

The Path to CEO and Board Partnership: How to Supercharge Your Board
May 2, 2018 at 12:30 pm

A common feature of successful nonprofits is a highly engaged board of directors; a board partnership with the CEO on the right issues and investing quality time and resources in the organization they lead. If your board is falling short of this goal, there are steps that you can take to improve their performance...

Board Diversity, Inclusion Do Not Always Mean Equity: 4 Questions That Aid the Challenge for Nonprofit Boards to Incorporate Racial Equity
April 26, 2018 at 11:01 am

Diversity, equity and inclusion are much talked about topics across most sectors today; whether you work in the public, corporate or nonprofit world. Diversity is a broad concept that can include ability, age, gender, race, regional or socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation. The nonprofit sector in particular has struggled with this issue, and this piece will take a look at board diversity as it relates to race...

A Great Nonprofit Leader Needs to Be Genuine and Transparent
April 12, 2018 at 12:45 pm

One lasting and successful quality of a nonprofit leader—I believe any leader—is being genuine, transparent and having a strong moral compass. Being genuine means being authentic and real. What you see is what you get. This is a leader who doesn’t have a public persona, and then one that his or her staff and family must deal with...

5 Strategies to Turning Corporate Donors Into Volunteers
April 10, 2018 at 10:27 am

The truth is finding passionate volunteers can be just as difficult as acquiring new donors. But luckily for you, your organization already has a base of supporters who can turn into volunteers: your corporate donors!...

Understand the Regulations, and Educate Your Nonprofit Board Members
April 4, 2018 at 11:18 am

As development professionals, it generally falls to us (the executive director and the person in charge of finance are often in the boat with us) to keep current on the fundraising regulations of countries and states in which our nonprofit organizations solicit funds to support our missions. It can be difficult to keep up and, sometimes, we may miss things; it happens...

Donations Amid Disaster: 3 Nonprofit Marketing Strategies That Work
March 27, 2018 at 11:59 am

Nonprofit organizations focused on supporting victims are striving to raise donations and community engagement, but with a limited budget, this is especially difficult. However, it’s not impossible to develop effective nonprofit marketing strategies...