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[VIDEO] The Value of Nonprofit Succession Planning

By |2019-03-15T09:06:19-04:00March 15th, 2019|Webinars|

In this webinar, Andy Robinson will help you understand the value of succession planning to nonprofits (and the risks of poor or non-existent transition plans). Full Transcript: Steven: All right, Andy, is it okay if I go ahead and get it started, my friend? Andy: Steven, take it away. Steven: [...]

Your 5 “Must Know” Takeaways from the 4th Quarter 2018 FEP Report

By |2019-03-13T10:55:16-04:00March 14th, 2019|Donor Retention, Nonprofit Sector, Research|

The recently released Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report summarizing the fourth quarter of 2018 provides numerous insights, that not only put the full year of 2018 into perspective, but also sheds insight into what 2019 should bring for the fundraising profession. The Fundraising Effectiveness Project continues to be the most reliable [...]

3 Tips for Building Better Donor Relationships

By |2019-03-12T12:32:35-04:00March 13th, 2019|Donor Communications, Donor Engagement, Major Gifts|

Through the introduction of text-to-give, social media fundraising, and online giving, combined with the chance to reach thousands of your targeted demographic with $20 in Facebook ads, people wonder if the time-consuming efforts of getting to “Know-thy-donor” and relationship building are still worth it. Can’t an organization raise more just [...]

Become the Nonprofit Leadership Change You Want to Be Using Neuroscience

By |2019-03-18T09:05:55-04:00March 11th, 2019|Nonprofit Management, Nonprofit Sustainability|

I often turn to principles of neuroscience and psychology to understand what makes folks tick. I’m particularly interested in how these principles impact decision making. Especially, the decision to become involved philanthropically. To volunteer. To affiliate. To advocate. To give. In my life as a fundraising and nonprofit marketing leader [...]