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16 01, 2018

What Happens With Charitable Giving and the New Tax Law

By |January 16th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|0 Comments

stevepb / Pixabay Now that we're into 2018, it's vital if you're a nonprofit leader, fundraiser, or board member to understand what the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may do to the philanthropic sector. Keep in mind that this is the first major overhaul of tax regulation in more than a generation, so [...]

11 01, 2018

Take Your Nonprofit from Surviving to Thriving

By |January 11th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|0 Comments

This week has already been epic because of the e-book launch with my partner, DonorPerfect. For those of you who work in the nonprofit sector, you know that DonorPerfect has been one of the leading fundraising platforms in the industry for many years. Their specialty is in the development of tailored products that are easy [...]

21 12, 2017

Nonprofits You Can Support This Holiday Season, Part 2

By |December 21st, 2017|blog, Development|Comments Off on Nonprofits You Can Support This Holiday Season, Part 2

monicore / Pixabay On Tuesday, I wrote part one of my annual list of nonprofit organizations to support during the holiday season (or all year-round). Today, I have seven more charities for you to consider helping with a donation or signing up to become a volunteer or to provide in-kind expertise. Many nonprofits [...]

19 12, 2017

Nonprofits You Can Support This Holiday Season, Part 1

By |December 19th, 2017|blog, Development|Comments Off on Nonprofits You Can Support This Holiday Season, Part 1

monicore / Pixabay I hope in the midst of your holiday shopping, you'll find the time to donate or somehow support your favorite cause. There's no better time than the holiday season to think about the people across our great country, or even around the world, who are in need of additional support [...]

7 11, 2017

Why Your Nonprofit is Missing Out On Great Candidates

By |November 7th, 2017|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Why Your Nonprofit is Missing Out On Great Candidates

Earlier today before anyone was awake, I scrolled through my social media as I like doing on a quiet Sunday morning. A post caught my eye because I could almost feel the frustration of the person who wrote it. This individual was someone who cared very much about the nonprofit sector. Although the writer of [...]

5 10, 2017

How to Get Your Nonprofit to More than 50,000 Followers

By |October 5th, 2017|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on How to Get Your Nonprofit to More than 50,000 Followers

As the third quarter of the year begins to draw to a close and we head into the most generous time of the year, in no small part to Giving Tuesday, I'd like to expand on something that I did last year. Last year I sent out a newsletter, and I asked people that if [...]

29 08, 2017

Please, Don’t Start a Nonprofit

By |August 29th, 2017|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Please, Don’t Start a Nonprofit

As I write this, I’m about to begin writing a new book in collaboration with a partner that’s been a nonprofit leader in the fundraising and donor management space for more than 30 years. I look forward to writing more about it in the coming weeks and months ahead, as this is an exciting partnership. [...]

27 07, 2017

How to Break into the Nonprofit Sector

By |July 27th, 2017|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on How to Break into the Nonprofit Sector

Earlier this week, I posted an article about the best places to look for a job opportunity in the nonprofit industry. And that got me thinking, how can people break into it if they have no experience? In case you don’t know my history, I’ll give you the abbreviated version. I started in the footwear [...]

6 07, 2017

Ending Charity as We Know It with Opportunity

By |July 6th, 2017|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on Ending Charity as We Know It with Opportunity

If you’re a donor, executive director or team member at a nonprofit, I have a question for you. Do you think the current philanthropic model works and empowers those you serve in deciding how and what benefits them most? Although I believe that charity is necessary for some instances, I don't believe our current philanthropic [...]

6 06, 2017

Should You Ditch Attending Nonprofit Industry Events and Conferences?

By |June 6th, 2017|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Should You Ditch Attending Nonprofit Industry Events and Conferences?

Not too long ago I saw a nonprofit professional complaining on a social media platform that we should put an end to conferences. This person was talking about how they’re a “waste of time and money,” and found it annoying to have to talk to people who just wanted the “free stuff” as she repeated [...]