6 Ways to Leverage Financial Data for a Successful Giving Season

Giving season is right around the corner, and we know that, in between sips of pumpkin spice lattes, fundraising and development teams across the country are busy finalizing their plans to maximize giving opportunities. But have you ever considered that the months leading up to giving season are actually a [...]

By |2019-10-16T09:08:15-04:00October 17th, 2019|Nonprofit Finance, Nonprofit Sustainability|

Improving Nonprofit Team Culture Through LOVE

It’s not personal, it’s business. It’s not about you, it’s about our goals. It’s not about getting along, it’s about getting the job done. These are all interesting phrases I’ve heard thrown around in the living rooms of leaders...aka...the conference room. These are the phrases leaders like to use to [...]

Prepare for Tax-Season as a Nonprofit: A Quick Guide

Tax season is no one’s favorite time of year. Even for tax-exempt organizations, dealing with the required forms and paperwork can get quickly overwhelming. However, it’s imperative you don’t blow off this work! Your 990 is critical for your fundraising success. Pulling all of the important data included in this [...]

Nonprofit Accountability Alphabet: RASI, RACI, PACSI

In my last post “Get a GRPI to Improve Your Nonprofit Team,” we discussed how using a Six Sigma tool called a GRPI (which is an acronym for Goals, Roles, Processes and Interpersonal Relationships) can be used to increase the effectiveness of non-profit teams. Today, let’s add more letters to [...]

5 Staff Retention Tips For Your Nonprofit Camp

Staff retention is extremely important for employers in all sectors, including nonprofits that depend on team members understanding the organization’s culture and institutional history. Staff retention is directly related to donor retention, which means it impacts donor lifetime value, which means it impacts revenue. Many camps are nonprofits and, [...]

By |2019-06-26T09:11:54-04:00June 26th, 2019|Donor Retention, Nonprofit Sustainability|

Conducting an Effective Nonprofit Feasibility Study: 5 Top Strategies

“By failing to prepare, you are planning to fail” -Benjamin Franklin Planning is an important aspect of any nonprofit staff member’s daily workflow. Without an effective plan in place, as Benjamin Franklin stated frankly, you’re preparing for failure. As you start considering larger campaigns and projects, planning for success becomes [...]