Management & Operational Advice

Planning Your Nonprofit Organization: A Primer on Writing a Nonprofit Business Plan

Planning Your Nonprofit Organization: A Primer on Writing a Nonprofit Business Plan

In the corporate jungle, the nonprofit is a very different animal. From its purpose and goals to its bottom line, a nonprofit organization operates in a unique manner, one that is essential to understanding, for successful entry into that specific market niche. Much of the nonprofit business plan is … [Read More...]

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Get Ahead of Transition: How Executive Directors Can Plan For Fund Development Staff Turnover.

No Executive Director wants to hear this, but staff turnover is inevitable and their fund development staff likely won't necessarily stay with their organization long-term. An Executive Director should be preparing for their Development Director's exit, as they will most likely leave in a few short … [Read More...]

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Nonprofit Organization - Tips & Advice

The Five Talent Acquisition Mistakes Your Nonprofit Can’t Afford to Make

Nonprofits today seem to be competing for everything: public and private funding, “mindshare” and, crucially, talent. Identifying and attracting great talent — people with the skills, experience and passion to make your mission the success it deserves to be — may be the most competitive area … [Read More...]

Crisis Management Tips for Nonprofits

Crisis Management – Plan for the Worst, Hope for the Best

There are very few certainties among charities and NGO’s, but one thing that’s just as sure as 990 filings is that at some point, some time, your group will face a crisis.  Perhaps a spokesperson or executive said something ill-advised and it got picked up, or maybe a staffer made a mistake.  … [Read More...]

Nonprofit News & Opinions

Nonprofit Crowdfunding Advice

Nonprofit Crowdfunding Advice – Now Is the Time to Get Personal

In the past few years, many nonprofit organizations have turned to crowdfunding sites to increase their fundraising efforts.  Yet what is rarely discussed is that for nonprofits, conventional crowdfunding can actually backfire. Everyone is inundated with daily requests to make donations to a worthy … [Read More ...]

Five Steps for Building an Effective Nonprofit Talent Strategy

Five Steps for Building an Effective Nonprofit Talent Strategy

We all know the potential results of unsuccessful talent practices in nonprofit organizations: difficulty filling positions, increased staff turnover and burnout, low staff morale, and an overarching downgrade of human capital as top performers leave for organizations with stronger talent practices. … [Read More ...]

Time for a New Nonprofit Approach - Great Nonprofit Advice

Time for a New Nonprofit Approach

Time for a New Nonprofit Approach Each year in the U.S. nearly one million public charities provide $1.6 trillion of services in our economy, filling gaps in social services and elevating our culture, in addition to driving our economy. Today, nonprofit organizations are the backbone of every great … [Read More ...]

5 Reasons an Online Calendar is the Best Ambassador for Nonprofits

5 Reasons an Online Calendar is the Best Ambassador for Nonprofits

Nonprofits rely on dedicated employees and volunteers to provide services, support causes and spread the word. A good employee or volunteer serves as an ambassador, promoting the nonprofit’s mission and engaging with the community. Turns out your nonprofit can have a great ambassador who will … [Read More ...]

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