If there’s one thing that can drag down a small nonprofit, it’s a broken Board, especially when it’s your nonprofit’s first Board of Directors. Maybe you’ve been there – busting your can to grow your small nonprofit and you’ve got Board members who don’t show up, don’t want to lift a finger to help,Continue reading
A few years ago — maybe 5 years ago, but not more than 10 — I started to hear chatter about involving young professionals (YP) at the fundraising gala. “We need to get the younger generation involved,” was the general vibe. In p…Continue reading
The final two months of the year are a vital time for nonprofits to reach their fundraising goals. Not only do these months hold the biggest fundraising day of the year for nonprofits (Giving Tuesday), but this trend of increased giving continues through December with one-third of all annual giving occurring in the month, accordingContinue reading
THE most important thing missing from your stories is your vision for doing MORE. If I don’t know what more could happen, I’m not likely to increase my gift or give again.
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The holidays are coming soon and that means you need to be ready to make the most of it, from having your year-end fundraising plan outlined to getting your nonprofit website ready to receive donations. If you’re like most people, you haven’t looked at your website in a while. But you should. Many donor
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Do you work your butt off every day and still feel like you’re not making an impact? The Influential Executive Director Series was designed for smart, busy people exactly like you. It takes the guess work out of wondering when you’ll have time to plan for big growth. We’ll do it…together!
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Today I was honored to give a webinar with CiviCore on data and impactful stories. I shared one researcher’s experience with stumbling on to a form of a story. Then look at studies about using statistics in fundraising versus not using any statistics. We saw images that viscerally illustrated the studies’ findings. Then using classicContinue reading
When you’re just getting started, you probably don’t think much about branding for nonprofits. You’re more concerned with getting the word out. You need to find donors and supporters who will give often and give big so you can grow your small nonprofit and fulfill its mission. You need to get noticed, build an
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When the fundraising auction fails, who is at fault? In this post, we learn who was most responsible at 3 flopped auctions — school administration, the auctioneer, and fate.Continue reading