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Wayne Elsey

About Wayne Elsey

Wayne Elsey, CEO, Wayne Elsey Enterprises, Funds2Orgs, str@tegic and 501C3U has successful led organizations in the for-profit, social enterprise and non-profit sectors. In addition to growing his companies, today he is a highly sought after public speaker and authority on topics related to leadership, branding, social activism, motivation, and community engagement. His network appearances include: NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, Today Show, & Fox News.
7 07, 2020

Hiring Now: 3 Questions for Major Gift Officers

By |July 7th, 2020|blog, Business, Nonprofit Leadership|0 Comments

We know that fundraising has suffered this year. And because of it, nonprofit leaders have looked not only into fundraising ideas but also at other revenue activities. One of the things you should do is think about hiring a major gifts officer. As you know, events […]

9 06, 2020

Nonprofit Fundraising Ideas: 5 You Can’t Miss

By |June 9th, 2020|blog, news|Comments Off on Nonprofit Fundraising Ideas: 5 You Can’t Miss

nonprofit fundraising ideasNonprofits have gotten battered in 2020. First, we have the matter of the pandemic, which placed an extreme burden on society. Because of that, we have massive amounts of unemployment in the U.S. At present, more than 36 million people don’t have jobs. Thus, […]

12 05, 2020

Give Hope Meaning in Your Life

By |May 12th, 2020|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Give Hope Meaning in Your Life

give hope meaningIn the past few weeks, I’ve been working with my team to move forward with our primary fundraising social enterprise, but also with the other brands.  Sure, these are uncertain times, but candidly, when is life certain? I have instructed my team that I […]

11 02, 2020

Founder’s Syndrome and How to Overcome It

By |February 11th, 2020|Business, personal|Comments Off on Founder’s Syndrome and How to Overcome It

Founder's SyndromeNonprofit founders usually begin their social good work with the best of intentions. Meaning, they want to make a difference in the world and improve lives. However, after years—and maybe even decades—at the helm of any endeavor, something that isn’t so good can occur at the […]

10 12, 2019

2020 Future: Your 10 Secrets to Success

By |December 10th, 2019|blog, Marketing, news|Comments Off on 2020 Future: Your 10 Secrets to Success

2020 futureWhat’s your definition of success? Money? A great job? A good marriage? Serenity? The reality is that success can mean different things to different people. But for many, the word is associated with money and keeping up with everyone else. However, success is also found in […]

15 10, 2019

After the Social Good Summit (#2030Now)

By |October 15th, 2019|blog, Business, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on After the Social Good Summit (#2030Now)

social good summitRecently, members of my team attended the Social Good Summit sponsored by Mashable in person and virtually. This year, the conference celebrated its 10th anniversary. The United Nations Foundation, Mashable, the 92nd Street Y, and the United Nations Development Programme created the summit. The […]

2 10, 2019

Leadership & Hostage Negotiators: A Short Tale

By |October 2nd, 2019|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Leadership & Hostage Negotiators: A Short Tale

leadershipLeadership is something that entrepreneurs and managers have to develop continually. Perhaps some people are born with qualities that can make them natural influencers. But, most people have to build leadership skills […]

10 09, 2019

Instagram for Nonprofits (5 Awesome Tips!)

By |September 10th, 2019|Marketing, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Instagram for Nonprofits (5 Awesome Tips!)

instagram for nonprofitsIf you work at a nonprofit, then you know how great Instagram can be for your group. The social media platform is all about visual storytelling. So, I’m bringing you some of our best “Instagram for Nonprofits” tips today. We love Instagram for our […]

27 08, 2019

Onboard Your Nonprofit Team With Ease

By |August 27th, 2019|blog, Business, Development, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Onboard Your Nonprofit Team With Ease

onboardWhen you get new team members to your nonprofit, it’s essential to remember that you want to onboard them well. Think about it. Many times, new people are nervous about their first day at work. And, no matter what, your organization already has a culture. One of […]

13 08, 2019

Donor-Advised Funds: What to Know

By |August 13th, 2019|blog, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Donor-Advised Funds: What to Know

donor-advised fundsAs a nonprofit leader, you know you should get gifts through donor-advised funds. But, where do you begin to make sure you’re not missing a significant source of revenue?

What is a donor-advised fund?

Let’s begin with the basics. A donor-advised fund is a vehicle where an individual can […]