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24 05, 2018

How Your Business Can Create an Employee Volunteer Program

By |May 24th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on How Your Business Can Create an Employee Volunteer Program

rawpixel / Pixabay Corporate social responsibility programs are essential to businesses not only from the perspective of their customers but also because of today's workers. Workers are pushing multi-national corporations and smaller mom and pop shops toward CSR. One of the best things you can do for your team is to create an [...]

1 05, 2018

Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study for 2018

By |May 1st, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study for 2018

Our friends at NonProfit PRO have recently published a study that is essential reading for any leader in the philanthropic sector. The report, which you can access in its entirety here, is called “2018 Nonprofit Leadership Impact Study: A look At The Challenges Nonprofit Leadership Is Facing And How To Address Them.” If you’re a [...]

13 03, 2018

What It Takes for Transformative Philanthropy

By |March 13th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on What It Takes for Transformative Philanthropy

stokpic / Pixabay Several weeks ago, Dan Pallotta sent me a Harvard Business Review article entitled, “Audacious Philanthropy,” which was authored by Susan Wolf Ditkoff and Abe Grindle. Similar to what the authors and Dan have stated, I too have seen that almost isn't good enough any longer when it comes to addressing [...]

8 03, 2018

International Women’s Day: The Nonprofit Leadership Workbook for Women

By |March 8th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on International Women’s Day: The Nonprofit Leadership Workbook for Women

StartupStockPhotos / Pixabay Recently we celebrated International Women's Day, and I'd like to continue to send out my good wishes to all of the women and girls of the world. As you know, we live during a time when there have been daily discussions about the role of women, their rights and also [...]

20 02, 2018

When You’re Asked to Justify Your Marketing and Communications Job

By |February 20th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on When You’re Asked to Justify Your Marketing and Communications Job

geralt / Pixabay I'm sometimes fascinated by the cluelessness of some nonprofit leaders. I recently heard about someone on the marketing and communications team of a medium-sized charity that had been asked by his boss to demonstrate in quantitative means why there should be any communications manager. In other words, the executive director [...]

13 02, 2018

How Your Nonprofit Can Welcome New Team Members

By |February 13th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on How Your Nonprofit Can Welcome New Team Members

Did you know that the median age for someone to enter the fundraising field is 27 and the average age is 30? According to a study by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in 1997, the average age was 33, and only 15 percent entered the fundraising field as their starting career. This reality means that [...]

6 02, 2018

The Most Critical Questions You Can Ever Ask Major Donors

By |February 6th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on The Most Critical Questions You Can Ever Ask Major Donors

terimakasih0 / Pixabay I think it's fair to say that major donor work remains somewhat of a mystery in many nonprofits. They'd like to do major gift fundraising, but they don't know where to begin. What if I were to say that while you're developing your major gift program, why not just go [...]

30 01, 2018

The Toughest Donor Feedback You Need to Hear

By |January 30th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on The Toughest Donor Feedback You Need to Hear

andibreit / Pixabay If you're a nonprofit leader or fundraiser, have you ever called on your donors to ask them for their advice and insight, or are your meetings always leading to fundraising dollars? If you're only seeing your donors in terms of dollars and cents, start thinking of them also as your [...]

16 01, 2018

What Happens With Charitable Giving and the New Tax Law

By |January 16th, 2018|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on What Happens With Charitable Giving and the New Tax Law

stevepb / Pixabay Now that we're into 2018, it's vital if you're a nonprofit leader, fundraiser, or board member to understand what the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may do to the philanthropic sector. Keep in mind that this is the first major overhaul of tax regulation in more than a generation, so [...]

11 01, 2018

Take Your Nonprofit from Surviving to Thriving

By |January 11th, 2018|blog, Nonprofit Leadership, personal|Comments Off on Take Your Nonprofit from Surviving to Thriving

This week has already been epic because of the e-book launch with my partner, DonorPerfect. For those of you who work in the nonprofit sector, you know that DonorPerfect has been one of the leading fundraising platforms in the industry for many years. Their specialty is in the development of tailored products that are easy [...]