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Nonprofit News – 3 Things You Need To Know

2018-02-13T18:59:16+00:00 February 13th, 2018|

Happy Valentine's Day!  Every now and then, instead of sharing my original musings, I curate some valuable info to pass along to you.  It seems lately there are so many hot issues affecting nonprofits, it's hard to know what to read, who to believe or whether to just bury your head in the sand and [...]

Stop Board Members From Overstepping Once and For All

2018-01-30T20:41:08+00:00 January 30th, 2018|

3 Ways to Stop it and Avoid it in the Future (this post was originally published as a guest blog for CSAE) If it hasn’t happened to you yet, it will. That one board member who keeps getting in your space. They may be going to your staff with specific questions or ideas. They may [...]

15 Questions To Ask Before Serving On A Nonprofit Board

2018-01-19T01:23:03+00:00 January 16th, 2018|

As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday this week, we’re reminded about the importance of community service. We’re all working together to strengthen our communities and there may be several causes that you are passionate about.  You're eager to serve on a nonprofit board! But how do you know where to serve? And [...]

What Do Your Donors Want to Hear From You Now?

2018-01-19T00:02:39+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|

You just finished working your tail off at year end to attract new donors and compel past donors to invest in your cause again. I’m sure you thanked them profusely. And here we are – a new year. So now what? Your donors what to hear about your PLANS. Your bold, get-the-heart-racing plans! And you [...]

5 Questions Companies Must Ask Before Partnering With a Nonprofit

2018-01-19T01:22:53+00:00 December 12th, 2017|

(This post first appeared in the San Diego Business Journal, November 2017) Have you ever really thought about what kind of partner your nonprofit is? It's a great question to put before your board to elicit a juicy conversation.  I wrote this blog to company execs, to help them understand what to look for in [...]

Meet the 3 People Who Will Raise Money for You

2018-01-19T01:22:44+00:00 November 28th, 2017|

(This post originally appeared on the Bloomerang blog).   You likely have a bigger vision you want to fund. You want to scale, expand your impact. Well, there’s only two ways to raise more money: invite your current donors to invest more or enroll more donors.   And in order to enroll more donors, it [...]

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