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13 08, 2019

Donor-Advised Funds: What to Know

By |August 13th, 2019|blog, Nonprofit Leadership|0 Comments

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 […]

2 07, 2019

Corporate Responsibility: Making it Work

By |July 2nd, 2019|blog, Business, personal|Comments Off on Corporate Responsibility: Making it Work

corporate responsibilityGuest Author: Samantha Tung is a contributing writer and media specialist for Caliber Collision. Caliber participates in many CSR programs nationwide.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an excellent model. The idea is to be socially accountable to a company’s shareholders, investors, and the public. For […]

4 06, 2019

Small Business Failure Rate and Your Nonprofit

By |June 4th, 2019|blog, Business, news|Comments Off on Small Business Failure Rate and Your Nonprofit

small business failure rateThe small business failure rate and nonprofits have a lot in common. Hear me out for a moment. Nonprofits are, in fact, small businesses. Other than the fact that they’re tax-exempt, they share many things in common. As an example, they need to […]

22 01, 2019

Nonprofits are Not Trusted; Here’s What You Can Do

By |January 22nd, 2019|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Nonprofits are Not Trusted; Here’s What You Can Do

About a third of Americans do not trust that nonprofits can spend the money that is donated to them wisely and in a way that genuinely addresses the purpose of their missions. On top of that, Millennials, who are now between their late 30’s and early […]

16 03, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Overcome the Sustainability Challenge

By |March 16th, 2017|blog, Development, news|Comments Off on How Nonprofits Can Overcome the Sustainability Challenge

nonprofit sustainabilityRecently, we partnered with a company promoting fundraising ideas. That got me thinking about nonprofit sustainability. I’ve been talking about it for years. Nonprofits are great, but I think people who begin or work for these organizations need to understand two things:

  1. Nonprofits are a […]
27 12, 2016

7 Social Media Tips to Help You Kick-Start Your Fundraising for 2017

By |December 27th, 2016|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on 7 Social Media Tips to Help You Kick-Start Your Fundraising for 2017

I happen to work with thousands of schools, churches, missions and nonprofits every day and one of the things I keep getting asked about most is how to master social media.

Some Facts About Social Media

According to Global Web Index[1], here are some key facts about social media, you should be aware of since […]

15 11, 2016

A Conversation With a Nonprofit Fundraiser – Part 1

By |November 15th, 2016|blog, Development, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on A Conversation With a Nonprofit Fundraiser – Part 1

40k viewNot too long ago, I had dinner with a professional fundraiser. Neil has been in the business for decades. Earlier in his career, he worked with large organizations, but after about a decade he decided to become a consultant. Neil became a fundraising consultant and strategist […]

15 09, 2016

3 Ways Nonprofits Can Stop Wasting Time on Social Media

By |September 15th, 2016|blog, news, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on 3 Ways Nonprofits Can Stop Wasting Time on Social Media

facebook for nonprofitsSocial media is important, but many nonprofits are not using tools effectively. That means they’re not having the results they should be seeing. Facebook for nonprofits can be a boon for organizations, but charities have to understand the opportunities, as well as limitations.

Facebook is Still King, […]

7 04, 2016

Get Your Marketing Up To Speed So You Can Compete

By |April 7th, 2016|blog, Nonprofit Leadership|Comments Off on Get Your Marketing Up To Speed So You Can Compete

NotYourFathersCharity_MarketingI’ve been writing a lot about the massive changes happening in philanthropy. Competition is no longer a dirty word for nonprofits. Frankly, it should never have been. If you’re paying attention, nonprofits are going to be experiencing even more massive changes. Here are some of the reasons […]

4 02, 2016

3 Brilliant Things to Do as a New Nonprofit CEO

By |February 4th, 2016|blog, Development, personal|Comments Off on 3 Brilliant Things to Do as a New Nonprofit CEO

ceo trust new leaderAre you a first time CEO or the top executive at a new organization? I’ve had the privilege to serve as CEO for both a nonprofit and social enterprise.

Being a leader of a nonprofit takes a lot of thought. Times are changing quickly and […]