Top 10 scary things about fundraising in a small nonprofit

  Working in a small nonprofit can be tough.   You wear a lot of hats and it’s easy to feel like the Lone Ranger.   There are so many things to do, that some of them are outside your comfort zone. Like, so far outside your comfort zone you feel like you’re facing the30

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Are You Making it Possible for Supporters to Live Their Destiny?

You may have heard or read the famous Gandhi quote:
Beliefs Become Thoughts“Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.”

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What is it That You are REALLY Afraid Of?

Your important work requires philanthropic support. Philanthropists are people who support important work.

The only thing holding those philanthropists back from making a significant contribution to your work is that someone (YOU) failed to make the invitation.

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4 ways to involve your Board in fundraising during the holidays

  I hear it all the time: How do I get my Nonprofit Board to help with fundraising?   Sometimes it sounds more like this:   “ How do I get my Board to make their own donation? I need 100% Board giving for a grant.”                   “What does it take to get my30

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Answer these 6 questions to guarantee the success of your fundraising plan

  It’s October and it’s a great time to plan your fundraising efforts for next year.   Planning doesn’t have to be hard or take a lot of time, but it does require some serious thought.   When you take the time to sketch out the details for the coming year, you’ll set yourself up30

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3 Steps to Gather Stories When You Don’t Have Cute Kids, Puppies, or People You Serve

Your organization has no cute kids, puppies, or people that you regularly serve. But you keep hearing that you’re supposed to share those “mission moments” about real people to engage your community. How does sharing powerful stories work for you?

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