[INFOGRAPHIC] State of the Nonprofit Workplace 2019

We've all seen the stats outlining the poor retention rates for working fundraisers, with most leaving their positions every 16-18 months. Researcher Penelope Burk found that this costs nonprofits $127,650 in direct and indirect costs every time a fundraiser needs to be backfilled. While there's a lot of (good!) ideas and strategies [...]

By | 2019-02-04T13:43:05+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Nonprofit Management, Nonprofit Sector|

Top 6 Nonprofit Fundraising Strategies in 2019

These are the fundamental areas your nonprofit must focus on in the year ahead. And I mean focus. Prioritize these areas.Create written plans for these areas.Include goals, measurable objectives, strategies and timelines.Assign staff and volunteer responsibility.Monitor, measure and evaluate what’s working/not working.And don’t get distracted from your mission. Persist. I’ve selected [...]

By | 2019-01-25T16:07:03+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Fundraising, Nonprofit Sector, Strategic Planning|

4 Metrics To Help Evaluate Your Nonprofit’s Fiscal Year

Are you successful? How can you tell? Isn’t it great, to look back on a recently completed fiscal year, and say, “yes, we did it!  We were successful!” But  many fundraisers can’t ever experience that little bit of euphoria. Nor can their chief executives or their governing boards.  It’s not [...]