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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...

Four Ways Leaders Can Cultivate Culture in a Nonprofit Organization

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...

Nonprofit Development Assessment Ultimate Guide 2020

Nonprofit Development Assessment Ultimate Guide 2020

JUL 16, 2020 Nonprofits that are serious about measuring their progress and evaluating their organization's history of outcomes typically engage in some version of a development assessment. Unfortunately, the first step is usually a rabbit hole of search results...

10 Tips to Strengthen Your Fundraising in Challenging Times

10 Tips to Strengthen Your Fundraising in Challenging Times

JUN 01, 2020 Whether your nonprofit is experiencing fundraising challenges related to COVID-19, an economic recession, or weathering some other storm, it’s more important than ever for your donors to understand how the mission and work of your nonprofit are...

Looking for Government Funding? Here’s How to Find Your ‘fit’

Looking for Government Funding? Here’s How to Find Your ‘fit’

FEB 05, 2020 Government agencies – at every level – must manage dozens of jobs and tasks every year with no way to get them done all on their own. They end up seeking help outside their organizations. That’s where funding for your non-profit agency can come in....

Nonprofit Succession Planning Best Practices

Nonprofit Succession Planning Best Practices

FEB 05, 2020 Only about 27% of surveyed nonprofits reported that they had a written succession plan in place, according to BoardSource. Leadership and staff transitions in any organization are inevitable and many times can come unexpectedly.  What can you be doing to...

10 Ways to Evaluate your Nonprofit Staff and Resources

10 Ways to Evaluate your Nonprofit Staff and Resources

FEB 04, 2020 Imagine the day…you are just about to make the announcement with your board chair that your organization will launch a major gifts campaign as part of its 25th anniversary year celebrations! You have an ambitious goal and many of your large gift donors...

Nonprofit Income Diversification Ultimate Guide

Nonprofit Income Diversification Ultimate Guide

FEB 04, 2020 Developing and maintaining a diversified income for your nonprofit organization is both good risk management and fundraising strategy.  It is important to have a diversified income so that the organization is in the best position possible to adapt to...

Feasibility Studies | 7 Secrets You and Your Board Should Know

Feasibility Studies | 7 Secrets You and Your Board Should Know

DEC 26, 2019 Are you thinking of launching a campaign? Do you need to raise a significant amount of money and aren’t sure where to start?   Many experts will tell you that the first step in a campaign is a feasibility study, however, many nonprofits dismiss this...