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3 Nonprofit Leadership Strategies for Crisis Situations

By |2020-08-10T11:18:36-04:00August 10th, 2020|COVID-19 / Coronavirus, Nonprofit Management, Strategic Planning|

In a recent article I discussed three strategies to successfully fundraise mid-pandemic. Here I’d like to look at some of the principle underlying nonprofit leadership strategies that serve as pre-conditions to successful fundraising, crisis or no crisis.  As true as these tenets ever were, they hold particularly true during a [...]

[VIDEO] Keys to a Successful Virtual Fundraising Event

By |2020-08-02T10:32:00-04:00August 6th, 2020|COVID-19 / Coronavirus, Fundraising Events, Webinars|

Lisa Schra, Advancement Director at Living Stones Academy, and Paul Hart, a long-time brand and communication volunteer at LSA, will share about their recent “Stones of Hope” gala-type fundraising event. Through this event, Living Stones saw an increase of 50+% in revenue and attendance. They will share their suggestions for [...]

3 Strategies to Successfully Fundraise Mid-Pandemic

By |2020-07-31T15:16:58-04:00August 3rd, 2020|COVID-19 / Coronavirus, Disaster Fundraising, Fundraising, Strategic Planning|

All the best strategies you’re innovating now, and having success with, should be continued as you fundraise mid-pandemic. This is your pandemic silver lining! It’s taken this quarantine crisis for some nonprofits to do what they should have done before. Stop looking for bad news and reasons to not fundraise [...]

Motivating Your Board to Ask Their Peers for Money May Be Easier Than You Think

By |2020-07-30T22:03:28-04:00July 31st, 2020|Donor Acquisition, Fundraising, Nonprofit Boards|

Often, the biggest obstacle to board fundraising is their fear of failure. Unless fundraising is part of their day job, they probably do not understand what will happen once they open the door. They may worry any request will feel transactional because they do not understand donor cultivation and stewardship. [...]