Management & Operational Advice

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...]

Nonprofit News

Five Reasons Your Nonprofit Organization Needs a Strategic IT Plan

Five Reasons Your Nonprofit Organization Needs a Strategic IT Plan

If you work or volunteer at any organization these days, chances are you rely on IT to get the job done.  Whether we’re talking about electronic communications, document creation and management, or more complex systems such as financial, grant management, donor relationship management, and human … [Read More...]

Prompt response and pre-planning important in crisis management for nonprofits

Prompt Response and Pre-Planning Important In Crisis Management For Nonprofits

Bad things sometimes happen to good companies, including nonprofits. Whether it’s turmoil in the executive suite, a failed fundraising campaign or financial fraud such as embezzlement, every organization hits bumps along the way. And many of those organizations make it worse with their … [Read More...]

Nonprofit News & Opinions

Common Cash Flow Mistakes Made by Nonprofits

Common Cash Flow Mistakes Made by Nonprofits

Effectively managing cash flow for any company — large or small, established or just starting out — is one of the most critical aspects of running a business. For a nonprofit organization, it’s even more crucial as a cash flow mistake can paralyze a not-for-profit company and raise concerns … [Read More ...]

Are We There Yet? Five Stops Along A Nonprofit’s Journey Through Strategic Planning

Are We There Yet? Five Stops Along A Nonprofit’s Journey Through Strategic Planning

It’s that time again.  Your strategic plan is approaching its sell-by date, and it’s time to develop your organization’s new long-term goals.  Where do you start? An effective community needs assessment provides a framework for the organization to define its strategic organizational goals … [Read More ...]

Nonprofit Social Media Advice

How Your Nonprofit Can Gain Exposure with Google+

Wondering if Google+ is worth it for your nonprofit organization? Unsure of what it really offers, and if you should invest the time? Here’s the truth: because it’s backed by the world’s biggest search engine, Google+ is pretty powerful. Using it can affect your nonprofit’s search rankings … [Read More ...]

Nonprofits Profit from a Strong Strategic Principle

Nonprofits Profit from a Strong Strategic Principle

For any nonprofit organization, results start with a strong strategic principle—a shared objective about what the organization wants to accomplish. A strong mission and clear vision lead the way, but setting the strategy demands more. Leaders of successful organizations realize that they can’t … [Read More ...]

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