Let’s get right to it: community foundations are the center of the universe for philanthropy in their communities. Who is better placed to enhance local vibrancy and alleviate social issues in our communities? Who is better positioned to align donor resources with community needs? Who is more i … Read More... about Are Community Foundations Driving Radical Collaboration?
Nonprofit Management & Operational Advice
The new definition of social fundraising It’s referred to as ‘peer-to-peer’ (P2P), ‘crowdfunding’, ‘social fundraising’, and a few other buzzword-sounding terms. And over the last few years it’s been getting more and more attention inside and outside of the direct giving and nonprofit space. There’ … Read More... about Social Fundraising: Are we getting it all wrong?
The success of a nonprofit hinges on several factors. Expenses must be managed. Staff must be able to work effectively and promote the organization’s mission. And you need the right board of directors that can provide more than just financial support. Choosing the right board members is crucial t … Read More... about Criteria for Picking Board Directors
You can bet your bottom dollar that there are government initiatives somewhere – in Washington, your state capital, or local levels – that are underway, and they may have a big impact on nonprofits generally, and maybe your nonprofit specifically. Government machinery is not stagnant, as it con … Read More... about Nonprofits: Ignore Government Trends at Your Own Risk
The nonprofit sector is the third-largest employer in the United States and continues to grow, so it is more crucial than ever for business owners to boost job satisfaction and retention. The good news is most nonprofit employees are happy (85% are satisfied, highly satisfied, or extremely … Read More... about Nonprofit CFOs: Keep Your Staff Engaged With These 3 Tips
The salaries of nonprofit employees – especially those of executives – tend to draw more scrutiny and controversy than those of the private sector. As tax-exempt organizations, nonprofits should establish a series of best practices for selecting salaries. For nonprofit managers, this involves und … Read More... about Setting Salaries to Grow Your Nonprofit