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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

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...]

Nonprofit News & Opinions

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 ...]

Why is the Nonprofit Sector Getting Younger? Young, Driven, and Passionate NGO Employees Share

Why is the Nonprofit Sector Getting Younger? Young, Driven, and Passionate NGO Employees Share

As a recent post-grad who has long been passionate about working in the nonprofit sector, specifically in regards to social justice, environmental awareness, and grassroots causes, I was surprised to hear how many of my peers were either interested in going right into nonprofit or transitioning from … [Read More ...]

Back to Basics: Improving Your Nonprofit’s Online Presence at the Strategic Level

Back to Basics: Improving Your Nonprofit’s Online Presence at the Strategic Level

I’ve worked with all types of organizations across multiple industries, helping to provide technological guidance and to build up sturdy infrastructures that will improve digital presences. One of the most rewarding consulting experiences of all, though, has been working with nonprofits. There’s … [Read More ...]

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