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Grant Planning

Grant Planning

Reflecting on the past for future success ‘Tis the season for grant planning, and just like Ebenezer Scrooge, we are being visited by the ghosts of grant pursuits past and present in order to see our future. One element of a nonprofit’s comprehensive fund development...

The Importance of Measuring Performance Across All Efforts

The Importance of Measuring Performance Across All Efforts

How do you know if your NPO is a success? Start by asking yourself the following important questions: Do you know which strategies are working and which ones are not? Are you measuring, tracking, and gaining insights to improve our processes for the next effort? Do...

Planning is Key for a Successful Year-End Appeal

Planning is Key for a Successful Year-End Appeal

By Ruth Patrick It is that time of year again when nonprofits around the world ponder their year-end appeal. An opportunity for donors to support organizations with a meaningful year-end financial gift, the year-end appeal requires planning and organization to...

Service Mapping:  A Tool to Elevate the Client Experience

Service Mapping: A Tool to Elevate the Client Experience

By Teri Yanovitch, T.A.Yanovitch, Inc. June 15, 2021   Are you in search of a simple way to differentiate your nonprofit from others? At the same time, do you want to improve the experience that your clients have with your organization? Most organizations look...

Guide to Better Budgeting for Nonprofits

Guide to Better Budgeting for Nonprofits

Most nonprofits have a typical annual cycle. It goes something like this: Three months before the end of the fiscal year, the management staff pulls together a budget for the next year. They look at what funds they know will come in, how much they think they can...

Service Mapping:  A Tool to Elevate the Client Experience

Four Ways Leaders Can Cultivate Culture in a Nonprofit Organization

By Teri Yanovitch   When the culture within an organization has a strong foundation, it can survive the chaos and tumult that surrounding external factors may be inflicting. This includes non-profit organizations especially.  Many times non-profit organizations...