Depending on who you ask, $90,000 could be a ton of money or it could just be a drop in the bucket. To most of our association clients, $90,000 would mean enough money to hire a moderately well skilled staff member and cover their overheads read more
This tip is worth at least $3,000—and several months of embarrassment. At least that’s how much it would have saved the ED of a local Nonprofit. For months, his website looked so bad that he had to ask new clients and donors not to visit read more
Everyone involved in fundraising should know the basic concept of an elevator pitch.
The question is not whether your Nonprofit should be set up to receive online donations but how do you make the most of online donations. How do you increase donations and create loyal donors from an online donation event?
Executive Director Jane received a large donation that gives her organization a real boost. She met the donor, did the dog-and-pony-show, and put the donor on the mailing list. And yet, a few years later she read that her donor was giving to another charity read more
…your fancy new website is just like the fancy new workout equipment that you got for Christmas last year. Almost a year later, your recumbent bicycle now serves nicely as a catch-all for dirty clothes, magazines, and mail.
Many Nonprofit organizations that fight against exploitation of workers and various injustices here and abroad are running their offices like Third World sweatshops.
Who is responsible for fundraising in your organization? Is it the Executive Director? Is it the Development Director and her staff? If you said everyone, move to the front of the class. If not, you definitely need to put the coffee down.