Nonprofit Management

How Nonprofits Juggle Too Many Balls

Times are tough. Full stop.  There’s something about nonprofits and crisis, right? But right now it’s more, more, more. It’s exhausting. So… what to do? I happened to listen to a ‘Tough Times, Tougher Nonprofits’ webinar with nonprofit leadership guru Joan Garry last week, and was inspired to write this [...]

[VIDEO] Nonprofit Partnership Models for Lasting Change

In this webinar, Julie Ha Truong will share an action-oriented session that will have you reflecting on your partnership building approach and give you specific tips to take your partnerships to the next level. Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Julie, Carrie, Lindsay. I've got 1:00 Eastern. Is it okay if [...]

By |2020-10-06T09:41:08-04:00September 26th, 2020|Nonprofit Management, Partnerships, Strategic Planning, Webinars|

The Fundraiser’s Bill of Rights

You probably already know that donors have a bill of rights. They were created almost 30 years ago by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Prudent, logical and fair, they cover everything from access to financial statements to assurances their gift will be used as intended. But what about fundraisers? Aren’t [...]

By |2020-09-24T08:11:03-04:00September 24th, 2020|Nonprofit Culture, Nonprofit Management|

7 Self-Care Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Prior to the pandemic, nonprofit professionals were often guilty of treating self-care as a low priority, with no thought for self-care tips. With many of us suddenly finding ourselves working from home earlier this year, additional challenges arose to taking care of oneself to be able to effectively serve others. [...]

A Tale of Two Worlds: Should I Start a Socially Responsible Business or a Nonprofit?

Perhaps the most challenging concept for corporations to implement is that of “Corporate social responsibility.” This is a corporation's willingness and ability to be socially responsible and help the community – both the local community they serve as well as more marginalized global communities.  The concept of philanthropy however is [...]

7 Post-COVID-19 Nonprofit Success Factors

What will the world look like for nonprofits when COVID-19 is just a bad memory? This COVID-19 nonprofit sector will be smaller, at least temporarily, by about 20-25%, consisting largely of smaller organizations which have closed, compared to the normal 10% we normally lose annually. That means approximately 10% of [...]

3 Nonprofit Leadership Strategies for Crisis Situations

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 [...]

1 Thing Fundraisers Can Do To Get Through COVID-19

If you are like most people right now, you are stuck at home. Whether or not you have work, you are probably wondering when this is going to end. What the next stage will look like. Thinking about your past. Thinking about your present. Thinking about your future. What we [...]

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