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2 02, 2016

5 Decisive Ways to Support Your Nonprofit Board’s Fundraising Efforts

By |February 2nd, 2016|blog, Marketing, personal|Comments Off on 5 Decisive Ways to Support Your Nonprofit Board’s Fundraising Efforts

support board nonprofit fundraising

You want to succeed in your fundraising. One of the best places to begin is with your board. It doesn’t matter what type of board giving policies you have and it’s not important who serves on your board. Every board needs the support and […]

17 12, 2015

Must See Technology Tools for Your Nonprofit or Social Enterprise

By |December 17th, 2015|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Must See Technology Tools for Your Nonprofit or Social Enterprise

43833764_mI get it. Technology can be overwhelming. Maybe you’ve been doing more or less okay not making too much of an investment into technology.

Here’s the deal, that’s not okay.

I’m sure your funders are increasingly asking you for data rich reports. Your marketing director is probably asking […]

20 10, 2015

The 5 P’s of Marketing Your Social Sector Organization

By |October 20th, 2015|blog, Marketing, news|Comments Off on The 5 P’s of Marketing Your Social Sector Organization

dominateIf you want to succeed with your social sector organization, that means you have to dominate. Countless nonprofits and social enterprise organizations are just getting by. Forget about operating with budgets of $1 million. A great deal of nonprofits run with budgets of only $75,000.

In this […]

13 10, 2015

One-Third of the Public Does Not Trust Charities

By |October 13th, 2015|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on One-Third of the Public Does Not Trust Charities

31285444_mI recently read an article from The Chronicle of Philanthropy about how one-third of people do not have confidence in charities. Click here to read the piece. This was the first measurement of its kind since 2008.

What was interesting is that one-third of the general […]

15 09, 2015

Boost Your Annual Fundraising Revenue With These Tips

By |September 15th, 2015|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Boost Your Annual Fundraising Revenue With These Tips

revenueIf you’re a nonprofit fundraiser, you’ve started thinking about your year-end appeal. You want to make it compelling, of course. You want to have the best images that capture your work. You also want to accompany this photography with written copy that will move to give […]

8 09, 2015

How to Kick-start Your Year-End Giving

By |September 8th, 2015|blog, Development|Comments Off on How to Kick-start Your Year-End Giving

year-end givingThis is the time look at your nonprofit year-end giving, if you’re not already doing so. During the last quarter of the calendar year, many nonprofits make a significant part of their fundraising revenue. You want prepare your campaigns and fundraising and marketing plans.

Some strategies […]

13 08, 2015

A Discussion of the Past, Present and Future of the Nonprofit Sector – Part 2

By |August 13th, 2015|blog, Development|Comments Off on A Discussion of the Past, Present and Future of the Nonprofit Sector – Part 2

nonprofit sectorOn Tuesday, I published the first part of my discussion with Leigh who has been in the nonprofit sector for decades as an executive and philanthropist. You can find the first part of the series here where she speaks to how the sector has […]

18 06, 2015

Elements to Preparing for a Major Gift Ask

By |June 18th, 2015|blog, Development|Comments Off on Elements to Preparing for a Major Gift Ask

38259434_mOne of the questions I hear from smaller organizations that are just beginning working with major donors is “When is someone ready to give a gift?”

My reply, “It depends.”

Assuming you are doing your donor research, there are some guidelines you can use to assess the best […]

16 06, 2015

Yes, You Can Establish A Major Gift Program: If You Do This

By |June 16th, 2015|blog, Development|Comments Off on Yes, You Can Establish A Major Gift Program: If You Do This

16621146_mDue to cuts in government funding, many nonprofits and social enterprises need to develop other ways to raise money. Developing and creating a major gift program is an excellent strategy that can yield results to help ensure organizational sustainability.

Leadership

Determine who within the organization will be […]

10 03, 2015

What Do Today’s Donors Want To See?

By |March 10th, 2015|blog, Development|Comments Off on What Do Today’s Donors Want To See?

DonorsWantToSeeBusiness as usual is finished. Have you noticed?

Donors today are demanding and looking for more from nonprofits. Millennials are not interested in being associated with their fathers’ charities. Today’s more sophisticated donors are also expecting more from organizations. No one is looking to donate money and […]