November 13, 2018
October 15, 2018
National Giving Month

National Giving Month: December Giving Makes Us Human

National Giving Month by Tracy S. Ebarb – Did you know that neither Congress nor the Executive Branch has officially dedicated any of our twelve months to acts of volunteerism or charitable giving? December provides us a very special opportunity to celebrate those individuals, groups and organizations who invest their lives in charity. As you know, nonprofits provide critical relief to the hurting, hungry and helpless, develop support for much needed social reforms and improve every […]
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from | 501c3.buzz
October 15, 2018

Stop Calling Nonprofits Nonprofit – John Horak – The TANGO Alliance

John Horak, The TANGO Alliance – Those of us who work in the “nonprofit” sector need to stop using the term “nonprofit.” This may sound strange coming from someone who has made a living working for nonprofit organizations and who still uses the term regularly. Nevertheless, bear with me as I explain my reasoning. First, the term is an accident of legal history. At the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries […]
from | Top Nonprofit
November 1, 2018

Attract Talent and Encourage Retention with a Strategic Compensation Plan

How can an organization create a compensation plan that will allow it to attract, retain, and motivate the talent necessary to carry out its mission?  Employee compensation is a significant portion of any business’s operating expense, but an effectively constructed compensation strategy can do just that. Many organizations may not realize the value of a good compensation plan or the impact it can have on performance. It’s not uncommon to think of compensation simply as […]
from | NANOE News
October 15, 2018
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The NANOE Declaration – We’re Calling for Revolution – Louis Fawcett

The NANOE Declaration by Louis Fawcett, CNE, CDE, CNC “When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another…” — The Declaration of the Thirteen Colonies of the United States — Thomas Jefferson The NANOE Declaration – In order to form a more perfect union of nonprofit organizations and executives, National Association of Nonprofit Organizations & Executives (NANOE) has established New Guidelines for […]
from | Nonprofit Hub
November 10, 2018

3 Ways to Gauge the Success of Your Next Fundraiser

As fundraising professionals, we’ve all experienced that awkward moment when a VIP donor comes up with the “best fundraising idea ever” and, in reality, it’s much closer to the worst idea.  In “15 Really Bad Real Ideas from Real Nonprofits” Jeff Brooks lists a few of these gems: Sell slightly-used airplane toiletry kits on eBay. Host a naked cycling race. Hold an onion peeling competition to see who can last the longest without crying. Get […]
Opinion & Guest Blogs
November 2, 2018
Jason Bundy Molly Bundy NANOE

Jason Bundy to Receive Strickland Philanthropist Medallion

After a thorough and significant review of several nominated donors and family foundations NANOE’s Nominations Committee as announced Molly & Jason Bundy as the 2019 recipients of the Jerry Strickland Best Practice Philanthropist Medallion. This commendation is not bestowed based on to whom a family gives, nor the number of gifts made, or even the generous amounts shared, but rather it is awarded because of the WAY a family gives when it invests in a charity.  […]
August 12, 2018
Nonprofit Conferences Jimmy LaRose

6 Can’t-Miss Nonprofit Conferences in 2019 – Kathleen Robinson

2019 promises another wave of amazing Nonprofit Conferences. However, if you’re looking for an outdated PowerPoint Presentation on how to do a fundraising banquet than THESE EVENTS ARE NOT FOR YOU! if you’re convinced your Board of Directors needs training PLEASE STOP READING NOW! If you tired of going to your State Association’s Summit or AFP’s International Conference because you’ve finally realized they’re peddling products that don’t work then GOOD FOR YOU. Here’s a list of alternatives that […]
July 4, 2018
Fundraising Appeals Andrew Harrow Drummond Press

Supercharge Your Fundraising Appeals Using Multi-Channel Media

Fundraising appeals are facing a new dawn. Many organizations are standing at the proverbial fork in the road as they discuss their strategic objectives and how to translate those objectives into current and future fundraising strategies. Donor growth is the lifeline for any non-profit organization, and financial transparency is synonymous with survival. But if leadership teams are hesitant to explore innovative ways to drive growth based around fear of failure, then it leads to donor […]