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1 03, 2016

You Can Change The World With A Cup Of Coffee

By |March 1st, 2016|blog, branding, personal|Comments Off on You Can Change The World With A Cup Of Coffee

I enjoy a good cup of coffee, and recently I’ve learned a few things about coffee that I did not know. I want to share this insight with you. Not too long ago, I received a note from a colleague at CouponBox who suggested that I share how much a cup of coffee costs. If [...]

25 02, 2016

Facebook’s New Nonprofit Website Should Be A Stop For You

By |February 25th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on Facebook’s New Nonprofit Website Should Be A Stop For You

This month, Facebook launched its new website for nonprofits. If you haven’t seen it yet, click here. Granted, Facebook should have done this years ago, but better late than never. It has received mixed reviews, but I think it’s worth your time to check out. There are approximately 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States [...]

23 02, 2016

Help One Person and You’ll Help Humanity

By |February 23rd, 2016|blog, development, leadership|Comments Off on Help One Person and You’ll Help Humanity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQiSKdSu1OE I always say that one of the best things about writing this blog is that I have the opportunity to amplify people and organizations doing social good. Recently, I featured an article about a vet from Afghanistan whose mission is to help other vets when they face medical and bureaucratic challenges. If you’re interested [...]

18 02, 2016

An Afghanistan War Vet And Rebel With A Cause

By |February 18th, 2016|blog, branding, news|Comments Off on An Afghanistan War Vet And Rebel With A Cause

        One of my favorite articles to write is when I happen upon an organization or cause that is doing excellent work. This time, a friend of mine told me about Wings for Warriors. I think we are all grateful for the servicemen and women who give to our country. The reason I’m [...]

16 02, 2016

5 Top Tips For Crowdfunding Success

By |February 16th, 2016|blog, branding, development|Comments Off on 5 Top Tips For Crowdfunding Success

 Not Your Father's Charity is pleased to feature the following guest post by Dolma Beresford, IFC Group Have you ever considered crowdfunding as a viable fundraising activity for your organisation, but didn’t know where to start? Here are five top tips to getting started. Start With Your Own Network To make a crowdfunding project successful [...]

4 02, 2016

3 Brilliant Things to Do as a New Nonprofit CEO

By |February 4th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on 3 Brilliant Things to Do as a New Nonprofit CEO

Are you a first time CEO or the top executive at a new organization? I’ve had the privilege to serve as CEO for both a nonprofit and social enterprise. Being a leader of a nonprofit takes a lot of thought. Times are changing quickly and in today’s fast-paced world, you have staff, donors and others [...]

2 02, 2016

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

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

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 motivation to raise money for their organization. All boards have a [...]

21 01, 2016

5 Things to Keep In Mind When Hiring a New Director of Development

By |January 21st, 2016|blog, branding, personal|Comments Off on 5 Things to Keep In Mind When Hiring a New Director of Development

In 2013 CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund produced a report entitled Under Developed: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising. It shook the social sector. It proved what many people suspected. It focused on the exceptionally high turnover of development professionals. It also explained the contributing reasons for this situation. [...]

12 01, 2016

Chaos Is The New Normal For Social Good

By |January 12th, 2016|blog, branding, leadership|Comments Off on Chaos Is The New Normal For Social Good

Guest Post: Linda N. Spencer     Recently, I had the opportunity to spend some time with Wayne. We’re in the process of publishing a book we wrote together that will be released soon. I’ve worked in the social sector for over twenty years. I’ve known Wayne now for almost two years and I’ve been [...]

7 01, 2016

Take Ownership of Your Work and Don’t Deflect

By |January 7th, 2016|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on Take Ownership of Your Work and Don’t Deflect

Not too long ago I visited an organization. I was there for some meetings with their top folks. At some point, the CEO of the nonprofit and I took some time to talk. He didn’t need to say it, but I was able to read between the lines. We were talking about his fundraising efforts. [...]